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Why can't these dang things open all at once?

This is a discussion on Why can't these dang things open all at once? within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I suppose I should be happy? The first spike has blooms starting to wilt. Very ...

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    Default Why can't these dang things open all at once?

    I suppose I should be happy? The first spike has blooms starting to wilt.
    Very fragrant, though. Not all quinquevulneras are this fragrant, so far.

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    What a wonderful plant....soooo beautiful and well grown! I can just imagine what an eye-popper it would be if all of them did open, though. Wow!!!

    Congratulations!
    Maggie

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    Very nice indeed!

    Cheers!
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    Default The species name means, "five wounds",

    after the purple splotches.

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