Day: May 20, 2013

Arches of the Golden Shower

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These arches were cheerfully designed and display with massive Golden Shower Orchids.  Oncidium Goldiana is the first hybrid produced by Singapore Botanic Gardens’ orchid programme in 1939.

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It has two common names, Golden Shower and Dancing Lady.

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The name, Golden Shower arises from the numerous blooming in striking yellow, looking like golden showers in a mass presentation.

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The name, Dancing Lady arises from individual flower that looks like dancing lady dancing in her ballroom dress.

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 Anyone there would like to dance with her under the delightful arches, or just walk through and get showered by this vibrant flora?