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Eight is Enough

This is a discussion on Eight is Enough within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Any of you oldsters out there remember that tv show? My lil 'octopus' family brought ...

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    Any of you oldsters out there remember that tv show? My lil 'octopus' family brought it to mind.

    Encyclia/Prostheca cochleata

    And as you may have guessed, there are 8 blooms. The fragrance is rather honey-like IMO.





    A close up for you, Howard.....



    I thought the texture in the lip was rather nifty.

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    Very very very beautiful. What type of temp and light do they require?

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    Beautiful shots (the close up is outstanding!!)

    Cheers,
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    Okay, now I'm jealous!! What a beauty, that one is. Great job.
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    Beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

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    Wonderful Pics Paul and the plant ain't bad either.
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    Always nice to see that one. Yours is obviously very happy in your care.

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    One of my favourites, cracking pics

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    amazing display of perfection

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    Quote Originally Posted by jfrizz743 View Post
    Very very very beautiful. What type of temp and light do they require?
    j, thus far it has been quite easy to care for. (Hopefully it won't hear that and decide to crash just to spite me.)

    It has grown and bloomed both on a lighted plantstand as well as on the stand in front of my east facing glass doors. Seems to like less light than most catts, somewhere more along the lines of phal light levels, maybe a tad higher. Temps -- I'd say intermediate to warm. Mine does seem to desire frequent watering but the plant pictured above is in a 2.5 inch pot so that could be why.

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