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Why is Orchid Singapore flower?
Orchids were chosen because they have been associated and identified with Singapore for quite awhile. The meaning of Orchids is perfect to symbolize and reflect the quality and spirit of our country. Singapore is the only nation with a hybrid flower as a national symbolism.
What does Singapore flag symbolize?
The National Flag consists of two equal horizontal sections, red above white. … White symbolises pervading and everlasting purity and virtue. The crescent moon represents a young nation on the ascendant, and the five stars depict Singapore’s ideals of democracy, peace, progress, justice and equality.
What is a hybrid orchid?
A hybrid orchid has a family tree that can be traced all the way back to the original species that they were bred from. Orchid species contain the smallest and the largest orchids. There are more orchids available for “potting” that are species orchids.