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Dendrobium Farmeri-Thyrsiflorum

This is a discussion on Dendrobium Farmeri-Thyrsiflorum within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Have this out at the moment. Plant has 3 spikes but will flower one after ...

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    Default Dendrobium Farmeri-Thyrsiflorum

    Have this out at the moment. Plant has 3 spikes but will flower one after the other, not all at once. bummmmmmer.


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    Still puts on good show Roy! well done

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    Very nice. Do the canes always lose their old leaves before flowering, Roy? I didn't think that farmeri or thyrsiflorum do that...

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    Beautiful Dendrobium.
    In my opinion, it is not D. farmeri. The canes of farmeri are characteristic, quadrangular. At home, it blooms on leafed or leafless canes.
    I think thyrsiflorum better matches.

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    It is a beauty!

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    Superb display and fit for a show. it may have timed its spikes seperately this time but im sure you can expect a synchronized display sooner or later. these are the colours I long await too see in our spring season when bulbs like narcissus and iris lift your chin up off the floor to announce growth season has arrived. Gorgeous.

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    Quote Originally Posted by paphioboy View Post
    Very nice. Do the canes always lose their old leaves before flowering, Roy? I didn't think that farmeri or thyrsiflorum do that...
    I've flowered this and both parents with & without leaves. This plant I nearly lost so bare canes are abundant.

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    Quote Originally Posted by eorchids View Post
    Beautiful Dendrobium.
    In my opinion, it is not D. farmeri. The canes of farmeri are characteristic, quadrangular. At home, it blooms on leafed or leafless canes.
    I think thyrsiflorum better matches.
    This is a hybrid of the 2 plants in the name Eric. D. farmeri & thyrsiflorum.

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    Nice clone I got similar hybrids with the flower up to 50 in one spike and not free flowering here.

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    Beautiful, Roy. Love the colour.

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