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    Those are lovely, Jordan. I wonder what your parents think when you go off to an orchid society meeting? I'm sure they enjoy your treasures, as well.

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    Stunning orchid bloom Jordan!

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    Quote Originally Posted by panam View Post
    Those are lovely, Jordan. I wonder what your parents think when you go off to an orchid society meeting? I'm sure they enjoy your treasures, as well.
    you would be surprised.....its nothing but an "oh yea, very nice" and a stern telling off for bringing more home! it doesnt stop me though! and mum and dad breath a sigh of relief.....3 hours without any orchid talk......oops, i punned

    And thanks Bruce, i had no idea that L. gouldiana was so beautiful! 4 blooms have opened now, and the seconf spike is close to it, and i just need to get L. anceps!

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    That is a beauty !! And twenty flowers !!!! Cool !

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    Amey, its actually more like 12-15...I havnt had a good count because its been far to wet! Our chainsaw course today almost got cancelled too....

    Here are some more pics to sate your hunger

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    Those are so pretty.

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    Beautiful blooms. Can't help noticing the sudden interest in cattelyas. Very rewarding plants - cattelyas.

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    Quote Originally Posted by remo View Post
    Jordan, That is one beautiful Laelia! The shape of the flower and the graceful arch of the inflorescence...Good eye for the acquisitions!
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    I most certainly agree...Betty :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by catttan View Post
    Beautiful blooms. Can't help noticing the sudden interest in cattelyas. Very rewarding plants - cattelyas.
    Quote Originally Posted by espranch View Post
    I most certainly agree...Betty :-)
    Haha, yes, i used to think of catts as "commoners" in the orchid world, and i was, and still am very interested in the weird oddball types, but i am warming to catts. They have a scent, they have huge colour variations, they are easy to bloom, whats not to like?!

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    good growing, i guess because weather in New Zealand is really nice.

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