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Dendrobium smilliae

This is a discussion on Dendrobium smilliae within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This year more flowers, blooming once a year following hot season, native to Papua and ...

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    Default Dendrobium smilliae

    This year more flowers, blooming once a year following hot season, native to Papua and Australia.
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    Those are lovely! I like the color to yours...at first it almost looked like your camera wasn't picking the colors up right. Then you see the bottom pics. Very nice! I like your dens big healthy pbulbs. It's obviously one healthy plant!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cjcorner View Post
    Those are lovely! I like the color to yours...at first it almost looked like your camera wasn't picking the colors up right. Then you see the bottom pics. Very nice! I like your dens big healthy pbulbs. It's obviously one healthy plant!
    Thanks Connie glad to hear that you like it. Zain

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    The ants really like them too!

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    Zain, incredible. Hard to believe the plant can pack that many flowers in that small bunch. Obviously a happy plant!
    Don

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    Very beautiful!

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    Hi Kiki, the during the development of buds the flowers secrete a lots of nectar until the ants cant forget it.
    Thanks Don, the first time I saw the mother plant with the length of each pseudobulb about 2 to 3 meter with so many flowers in clusters very cheerful at a moment, unbelievable than I fall in love quickly looking for the cutting unfortunately has to wait and after a year than I got small cutting ( 15 years ago).
    Thanks Branka.

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    Very nice Zainal.

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    Wow I've been wanting to have one thanks for sharing.

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    I love that emerald green 'eye' in each flower. Perfect color combination per nature and your good care Zain. I also think it's nice of you to share these with the ants. AL

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