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 created a garden of her homeland for his love to soften her sorrow: all trees and flowers that grow in Garabagh were planted there. The garden had every plant except for the Khari Bulbul flower... which couldn't survive for even a single day in a foreign land.