"Grass Pink (Calopogon) photographed in Ponemah Bog, New Hampshire.Canon EOS 1D Mark III, Canon 100 2.8 macro, TV 1/25, AV F7.1, ISO 100"

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"Grass Pink (Calopogon) photographed in Ponemah Bog, New Hampshire.Canon EOS 1D Mark III, Canon 100 2.8 macro, TV 1/25, AV F7.1, ISO 100"

By Mary Ellen Ellis Orchids are real stunners, and if you thought you could only grow them with a greenhouse or a tropical climate, think again. Calopogon orchids are just one of several types of orchids that are native to North America. With the right Calopogon information and the right environment, you can grow these beautiful orchids in your temperate garden. What are Calopogon Orchids? Calopogon, also known as grass pink orchids, is a group of orchids that are native to North America. They produce pink blooms that range from more white to brighter magenta, and that are upside down compared to other orchids. The labellum is at the top instead of the bottom of the flower. These orchids do not have nectar, so they use deception to get pollinators. They mimic flowers that do produce nectar and are able to attract pollinators that way. Native to North America and

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