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LeighAcord 9 years ago

Wow, I did not know the plants were dyed..... Glad I didn't buy one!

cormoros75 9 years ago

Both comments above are totally true.... Also they will not bloom that color again. Not a sound business practice....

craigwilliams 9 years ago

Yep, I think they inject the dye into the flower stem. Just saw an Anthurium given the same treatment and there are Dendrobium orchid hybrids which look like the whole plant is almost dripping with the stuff. Me, I reckon...

KarenL 9 years ago

Beautiful blue, though I believe the commercially available blue orchids are actually dyed that color!

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Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Dec 11, 2011
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