Friday, November 18, 2011

Introducing The Elton John Orchid

Sir Elton John now has an orchid that bears his name.

At the World Orchid Conference on Friday, the 'Doritaenopsis Elton John' was unveiled.

The flower is a hybrid orchid with a magenta pattern and a golden forked lip, over white petals.

The flamboyant musician said that he plans to install a greenhouse in his home in England, and hopes to grow orchids in it.

He joins the list of over 100 celebrities and heads of state who have been welcomed to Singapore by having an orchid named after them.

- Asia One

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