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EAFarley1930RustonLA_Nov30_Orchids - Orchid Collection Is Thought World's Largest...
Orchid Collection Is Thought World's Largest And Rarest New Orleans, Nov. 14.—Production of the world's rarest and most valuable flower on almost a quantity basis has been brought about here by E. A. Farley, Farley, whose Gentitly greenhouses house a collection of orchids said to be worth more than $1,000.00. From his thousands thousands of plants Mr. Farley ships choice specimens to New York, Boston, Washington, Washington, and other great cities of the nation. There have been developed in his collection collection new and rarer varieties of orchids. orchids. He has paid for some of his plants from $1,000 to $4,000. Some of them came from Burma and Siam, others others from countries. closer Great Latin pains and tropical are taken to correctly classify each plant and for the rare and experimental varieties a regular blueprint location system is maintained.

Clipped from Ruston Leader19 Nov 1930, WedPage 10

Ruston Leader (Ruston, Louisiana)19 Nov 1930, WedPage 10
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