I was at a big box home improvement store yesterday, and after doing my legitimate business I felt myself drawn to the garden center. I smirked at the “drought tolerant cactus gardens” that had died from lack of water and the ever-popular GMO ”cactus strawflower” (GMO = glue modified organism as illustrated in my January 13, 2010 post). Then I spotted my prey du jour: a blue orchid!
A disclaimer on the tag warns that new blooms will be white:
Oh, and the source of the magic? Check out the needle track and its gooey exudate:
Just say no to dye!