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'Ports of Paradise'

This is a discussion on 'Ports of Paradise' within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; When I got this plant I had been told the cross was Digbyana and Culcutta, ...

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    When I got this plant I had been told the cross was Digbyana and Culcutta, then the fibber listed the plant on his website and it calls the culcutta half something else. Im quite sure its a cross but it has none of the red his has. My flower turned out very Digbyana looking.....

    Last Night....1 hr. into opening

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    And this morning, fully opened.....

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    In the last pic it looks like it is peering into your house trying to see you! A peeping tom orchid.

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    And the throat.....

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    And a hoya pic..........

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    It's a steam bath out there, but the 'chids love it!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Meg25 View Post
    In the last pic it looks like it is peering into your house trying to see you! A peeping tom orchid.
    That is why I showed that pic.....looks like 'hello in there'....or it's checking it's reflection....lol

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    It's beautiful, Connie, whatever it is called. Green flowers are just so exceptional. I like the 'peeping orchid' picture too!

    Tami

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    Beautiful, Connie. I like the lizzard showing off for the camera in the hoya shot too.

    Cheers,
    BD

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    The hoya has begun to be a 'host' for the nepenthes. The gecko slipped in there, I didn't see him until I was previewing the pics to post.

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    Connie, those are awesome pictures!! I just got a 'Ports of Paradise' the other day and I can't WAIT until it blooms...it'll be a while though, it has 2 new growths that look like they are about 3 months along.

    That one of the bloom "looking" in the window is adorable, I LOL'd when I saw it!

    Cool lizard too, I'm going to show this post to my husband, he LOVES those Florida lizards

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    Good luck Becky;
    This one had a 4 in. growth when I got it and it has so far been a fairly easy plant. Mine is still rather young, and I can't wait to see it a year from now as there will be more and larger blooms then. I'll be watching for your pics, should be a nice one!

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    I've been eyeing up the 'Ports of Paradise' now for awhile. I think these pics just sold me. Don't tell my hubby

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