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First ever bloom: Vanda Mimi Palmer

This is a discussion on First ever bloom: Vanda Mimi Palmer within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; was excited when I saw my first ever spikes on this one!...

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    Default First ever bloom: Vanda Mimi Palmer

    was excited when I saw my first ever spikes on this one!

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    Congrats, Miller. Looks like quite a dark color.

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    There is a bit of shadow so the color may be a tad lighter in direct sunlight.


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    Congrats, Miller. Looks like quite a dark color.

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    Congrat for the bloom Miller

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    Here is a photo with more light. The second spikes flowers have not opened yet.
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    beautiful color and lip, very nice, it should have a nice fragrance, nice growing

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    Very nice Miller congrats on your first ever Vanda bloom, I agree with Ed it should also have a very nice fragrance too...

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    Thanks! It's my second vanda bloom but first for the Mimi Palmer. It already smells of fine chocolate! :-)
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    Chocolate, yum my favorite. It truely is lovely, I especially like the contrast between the lip and petals. Thanks for sharing.

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