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The Lazarus Orchid: My Lc. Redglen 'Eureka' AM/AOS: Pt 1

This is a discussion on The Lazarus Orchid: My Lc. Redglen 'Eureka' AM/AOS: Pt 1 within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I'll try to put the following photos in order so that the whole sequence makes ...

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    Default The Lazarus Orchid: My Lc. Redglen 'Eureka' AM/AOS: Pt 1

    I'll try to put the following photos in order so that the whole sequence makes sense. Begin at the beginning: an old, sorely neglected and nearly rootless catt:

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    Oh, and there were critters in this thing, too....

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    Default The Lazarus Orchid: My Lc. Redglen 'Eureka' AM/AOS: Pt 2

    Cleaned it up, fungicided, insecticided, disinfected, root hormoned it, and put it in a radiata fir bark, volcano rock, and charoal medium, and here are the results: (Note: it was in bud when I pulled it apart and the buds were supposed to drop according to catt repotting wisdom.)

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    I'm still trying to get some shots that really do justice to these blooms....

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    Nicely done!!! The buds didnt blast because it was your reward for taking such good care of this beauty. The plant looks so much better now and healthy too. THe blooms are gorgeous

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    Nicely done!!! The buds didnt blast because it was your reward for taking such good care of this beauty. The plant looks so much better now and healthy too. THe blooms are gorgeous
    Your encouragement and advice has made a great difference inthis whole experience - thank you.

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    Congrats, Maura. Lovely reward!

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    Lovely blooms

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    That is so nice; great photos!

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    Great work Maura! You did an excellent job cleaning and repotting this orchid. Bravo!

    cheers,
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    Wow, Dr. Caffrey!! You sure did a great job pulling this guy back from the brink. Beautiful!

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    How kind of y'all! Thanks. It's nice to see that only 72 hours of concentrated work paid off - this time, anyway. Cattleyas have now gone from my list of failures and least favorites to near the top of the most prized - until the next victim, at least.

    Maura

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