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The Orchid is considered the floral symbol for the 14th Anniversary of marriage.

Flower Meaning: Affection and Understanding

About the Flower

Botanically referred to as the Orchidaceae, the beautiful Orchid can be found in almost every habitat across the globe with the exception of deserts and glaciers. The great majority are found in tropical climates, such as Asia, South America and Central America; however, they have been known to be found above the Arctic Circle, in southern Patagonia and even close to Antarctica.

Fun and Interesting Facts

The scent of the Orchid is often analyzed by perfumists to identify potential fragrance chemicals.

The food flavoring vanilla is extracted from a specific genus of the Orchid. The spice is extremely expensive due to the high amount of work involved in the growing of the seed pods used in it's manufacturing.

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