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Dendrobium laevofolium

This is a discussion on Dendrobium laevofolium within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Hard to catch the real color. It's actually hot pink with an orange center....

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    Default Dendrobium laevofolium

    Hard to catch the real color. It's actually hot pink with an orange center.
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    Saw a close-up photo in IOSPE. The glowing petals are cute. Your pic showing the whole plant is very nice too.

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    Beautiful!!!! Love it!!! And look at all those spiking phals around it!!!!

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    Thanks guys . Margo, those are phal. bellina's in bud.

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    Whoa... these Dends are starting to really get to me... i may have to start adding some to the collection.

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    That's really exquisite. I love the way the blooms gather in the center and the color is so regal. Good growing. That plant is one happy camper!!

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    What kind of growing medium is it in? How long have you grown it in such mix? TIA

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    That's really stunning. Have to add another one to my already lengthy list.

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    Tom - it's growing in a small bark/charcoal mix. Always been growing in that mix. It will need repotting once it finishes blooming and I'll switch it to a coconut mix at that time.

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    Hot pink and orange! Great color combo and the flowers are really nice in a grouping like that. Very pretty.

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