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Dendrobium farmeri

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    Default Dendrobium farmeri

    A small blooming this year.

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    Wow. What a display! Beautiful.

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    What a beautiful display. Great job Eric ...

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    A bit more pink in the petals etc than I remember for this species , bu then there are several of these hard bulbed dendrobiums which are very similar and I may be confused as to which one I am thinking about !. But a very fine flowering indeed. Congratulations.
    I imagine it had a hard rest over the winter, with no water for a long time ; and was it also cooled ?

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    You call it a 'small blooming' but I call it an excellent blooming. Even in our country which is one of homes of this species I have seldom seen more than 5 spikes from a pot in cultivation. This pink form is beautiful and hard to bloom here, Congrats on a a great culture.

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    Geoff, there are two form of Dendr. farmeri. First, petals are white and the lip yellow and even second, having a pink petals.

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    Thank you all.
    9 spikes this year for 21 spikes in 2012.
    Geoff, I don't grow it in cool conditions in winter (14-15°C minimum at night). It is at the top of the GH for good light with a moderate rest period in autumn since this plant is always growing (spring / summer) or blooming (January and April-May).

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    Lovely , Eric - such a lush display!

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