Orchids are considered to be the embodiment of love, beauty and family well-being. Kharybulbul - a rare species of orchids often associated with Shusha region of Azerbaijan.
There are many beautiful stories about the Khari Bulbul flower; they say this tender flower only grows in Shusha, Garabagh and this is how one of the stories goes:
Wed to the Iranian Shah's son, the daughter of the Garabagh Khan missed her Homeland badly. The prince set the Homeland garden for his love to soften her sorrow: all trees and flowers that grow in Garabagh were planted here. The garden had all the plants except for the Khari Bulbul flower... which couldn't live a single day in a foreign land.