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Dendrobium christyanum

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    Default Dendrobium christyanum

    Small plant, but big flower. I like it very much.
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    I like it very much too...

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    nice color combo for sure.

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    A very beautiful Dendrobium species. Do you grow it warm? How long do the flowers last under your condition?

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    Tom, it's native to South-China, also warm, winter dormancy period and then humid. Actually easy to grow.

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    Yes, it is not a difficult plant to grow or bloom. I have been growing this species and its variety under cool condition to warm condition. The flowers only last for about 10 days, maybe a day or two longer, and I'm just wondering how long the flowers will last under your growing condition(assuming it is warm).

    Have you seen the giant form of this species in Germany?

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    Tom, my plants were flowering during the winter time and now again. Thats means not always under cool condition. At the moment, night temperature 17 °C and on the afternoon 27°C. I can enjoy the flowers for 10 days.

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    Really lovely flower! Love the color. Too bad it only lasts 10 days or so but certainly worth it!

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    Love the lip on this one!

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    Beautiful!

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