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Confucius composed some essays for orchid; we could found out it in “Confucius Precepts”. It recorded Confucius words such as “Born in the dell, orchid is fragrant though nobody appreciates; to self-cultivate, the virtue man will not alter his integrity though poor”. Also another one “Orchid flavor should be devoted to Kings, unexpectedly it grow well with grass”. These are the important parts of Confucius philosophy for human life and morality. They also reflect deeply the education truth of Confucianism moral sentiment. So, orchid is involved in Confucianism philosophy and then spread widely and rooted in the virtue of Chinese nation. Then the orchid was inherited from generation to generation. Thus, Confucius is the founder of orchid culture.