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Robin Robinson
Sunday, December 2, 2012
Find the face of an orchid at the Key West Garden Club's plant sale

When he was 7 years old, Philip Iloo's aunt gave him a tiny offshoot from an orchid. That gift had a profound effect on his life in Guyana. By the time Iloo was 14 he was a member of the Guyana Orchid Society and a confirmed "plant nut." He came to the U.S. to study veterinary medicine but ended up spending 30 years in horticulture instead. He is now with StelMar Gardens in the Redlands.

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