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Sophronitis cernua

This is a discussion on Sophronitis cernua within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I finally got this thing to bloom. Hopefully, I can expect more flowers per spike ...

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    Default Sophronitis cernua

    I finally got this thing to bloom. Hopefully, I can expect more flowers per spike in the future, but at least now I know that I've got the plant labelled correctly!

    This is a miniature species closely related to Cattleya. The leaf in the background there is 2.5cm, and the chubby pseudobulb is a portly .8cm wide. Natural spread of the bloom is 1.7cm. The plant in a 2.5" pot, but it would really only fill up a 1" pot.


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    wow, striking color combo and shape!

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    WOW Very cute little one!!! Congrats for the good care and blooming it!

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    A form of mini cattleya I enjoyed .It is slightly smaller but beauty flowers, orange is very nice. Is it fragrant?

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