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Orchideous
Incantation

Orchideous
(or-KID-ee-us)

Type

Conjuration

Hand Movement

Circular movement with wand

Effect

Conjures flowers

" Orchideous! and a bunch of flowers burst from the wand tip."
—Mr Ollivander use of this spell[src]

Orchideous is an incantation for a Transfiguration spell that conjures a bouquet of flowers from the end of the caster's wand. The movement for this spell is to move one's wand in a circle in the air.

Known uses

Caster(s) Date Notes
Garrick Ollivander 1994-1995 school year Ollivander used this spell in 1994 when he tested Fleur Delacour's wand at the Wand Weighing ceremony before the Triwizard Tournament. The spell probably conjured orchids or some flowers, which Ollivander gave to Fleur after conjuring them. [1]
Hermione Granger 24 December, 1997 The spell, or a variation of it, was used by Hermione to conjure a wreath of Christmas roses nonverbally for Harry Potter to place on the graves of James Potter and Lily Evans.

Etymology

From the Latin "Orchideae", the name for the orchid plant family

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