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Dendrobium Arrangement

This is a discussion on Dendrobium Arrangement within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Here's some NOID dendrobiums plus some white and red Oncidium Twinkles that were blooming at ...

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    Default Dendrobium Arrangement

    Here's some NOID dendrobiums plus some white and red Oncidium Twinkles that were blooming at the same time.
    So I decided to put them all together as one arrangement.
    The lighting was not great since the sun was beginning to set when I took the pictures.

    Whole piece:




    One of the dendrobiums:


    The other dendrobium:


    Red Oncidium Twinkle at the bottom (This one had at least 10 spikes for me this year):


    White Oncidium Twinkle (5 spikes this year).



    Total Materials Cost: $68.00
    *Wood basket: $1.50
    *Dendrobium 1: Originally purchased for $13.00 from a BBS.
    *Dendrobium 2: Originally purchased for $13.00 from a BBS.
    *Oncidium Twinkles (White and Red): Gifts from Katie (Desertgal). Valued at about $20.00 each.
    *Twigs and moss for additional effect: Free - my wife had a bunch of arts supplies (valued at about $.50)

    Similar arrangements from big name flower shops would charge from $200-$300, the only difference is they put their orchids on "plant-killer" glazed ceramic pots.

    I hope you like it.

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    I do like it!! Very nice and even more so knowing you bloomed all of those and did the arrangement yourself. I am glad to see Katie's gift oncidiums doing so well. I wish she could see how nice they look too.

    Cheers,
    BD

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    Very artistic and clever, I dig it!!
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    I think I brought the dendrobiums indoors too soon.
    The closed buds are blasting

    I usually wait until the final flower has opened before moving them indoors.

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    It's really a lovely arrangement.

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    very nice job. it must be a joy to walk in on. enjoy!!

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