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Laelia longipes (Rupicolous laelia)

This is a discussion on Laelia longipes (Rupicolous laelia) within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Another tiny one in my collection....

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    Default Laelia longipes (Rupicolous laelia)

    Another tiny one in my collection.
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    Flower is blurry but I wanted the focus on the size of the plant.
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    A bit blurry but I wanted to compare it to a standard size Catt.
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    Cutie ! The yellow lip nicely contrasts the the pink flower. The third picture is quite nice.

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    Awww, how cute! Judging by the algae on the inside of the pot, I gather you grow this fairly moist, Jeff?

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    Quote Originally Posted by pavel View Post
    Awww, how cute! Judging by the algae on the inside of the pot, I gather you grow this fairly moist, Jeff?
    Yes I do. All my reading said they get heavily misted at night in their habitat and they could even be put to bed rather wet. It's in a 2.5 inch pot that dries quickly anyway. They are also grown in very high light.

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    very nice plant. love it.

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    Love the shots showing size. What a cute plant. Thanks Jeff!

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    How cute... I love the pic of the big flower next to the little laelia.

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    That is wonderful!

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    Very cute and such a beautifully coloured lip too.

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