Oleg Bartunov, which is no less breathtaking. This photo includes the following description: The phenomenon was observed early morning on October 18, 2009 on the path to Khumjung in the Himalayas. The mountain pictured is Thamserku (6623m).
Nun's Orchid can be grown in soil. Hardy zones 8b and above in the ground. Orchids | Photo by Charles Smith aka smith_cl9 on Flickr | Permission: CC BY-SA 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.de