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My first ever Vanda bloom!

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    Default My first ever Vanda bloom!

    I have never had much luck with keeping vandas alive if I bought them as mature plants, so I figured I'd buy a bunch of seedlings and see which ones were tough enough to survive under my care.

    Well, here's one that showed a lot of toughness
    This plant was purchased back in 2008 as a seedling. I have since lost the tag







    It has been growing in S/H, under shade outdoors during the summer and went inside the GH during winter. Since I no longer have the GH, the orchids will go into the garage during winter.


    Here's an old picture from 2009. The vanda is one of the smaller plants on the left - I am not sure which one exactly.

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    Well done. Lovely color flower also.

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    Congrats! I just got my vanda to bloom for the 1st time too!

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    Just love that dark color Great job!!!!!!

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    Good job ! It looks like a Rhynchostylis gigantea red hybrid so a Vandachostylis. Looks very beautiful.

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    very nice, good looking blooms and plant

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    Very pretty. Looks like Vandachostylis Colmarie.

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    Just love it. I agree with Amey.

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    Very nice color that bloom will look awesome once they all open. Great job.

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