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« on: March 04, 2010, 09:41:27 am »

 
Sauntering breezily in the greenhouse called Orchid House at the Botanical Gardens or even at Hakgala Gardens, the beauty of the purple orchids dazzle your senses with the deep colour of royalty.

Sri Lanka, being home to a fascinating 170 orchid species of which 74 are endemic and many more are produced with different variations. Horticultural Advisor to President Mahinda Rajapaksa, L.S. Wanigatunge took the serenading Sri Lankan orchid to create a new hybrid for the HM Queen Elizabeth II, christening it after her majesty. In addition to this, retail fashion entrepreneur Otara Gunawardena of ODEL also has an orchid called Dendrobrium Otara named after her by the Horticultural and Flora Conservation Society of Sri Lanka.
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