The Franklin Park Conservatory in Columbus, Ohio, is home to a number of striking orchids, but one stands out.
This enormous, perfect phalaenopsis is actually a work of art by Mark Lagergren and Anthony Ball of Tork IndustrialARTifacts. The oversized, but otherwise realistic 16′ tall flower is made of cast resin and hammered copper.
This is my contribution to Travel Photo Thursday at Nancie’s Budget Traveler’s Sandbox. For more photos from around the world, head on over to see what she’s posted and follow the links to see images from all over.