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Dend crumenatum

This is a discussion on Dend crumenatum within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Commonly called the Pigeon Orchid. I have had this plant in my collection for many ...

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    Default Dend crumenatum

    Commonly called the Pigeon Orchid. I have had this plant in my collection for many years and it only started blooming for me a couple of years ago.

    It gets a semi dry winter rest and resides in high light. It is an intermediate to warm grower. It takes a 10 degree drop in temperature to initiate blooming 9 days after. It now blooms for me intermittently from early spring into the fall. The flowers are about an inch wide and are highly fragrant. Unfortunately the flowers are short lived.


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    It does look delicate and short lived. Highly fragrant? That is probably from being so short lived. It has to attract the pollinators.

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    Very pretty! Can you describe the fragrance?

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