One for the Boys: Orchids

Perfect for: The guy(s) in your life

Old-school meaning: Virility

Exotic orchids are low-maintenance and just as impactful as potted plants rather than in a bouquet. Which makes them great for offices, or for guys who may not have a spare vase on hand. The dangling strands shown here from Au Courant are wedding-white, but they are equally stunning in brazen shades of fuscia.

Who knew? The word "orchid" stems from the Greek word orkhis, which refers to male reproductive organs. Ancient greeks believed eating orchid tubers would help them produce sons.

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