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Pot. Hoku Gem 'Freckles'

This is a discussion on Pot. Hoku Gem 'Freckles' within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I haven't posted photos of any orchids in so long, but this little cutie (one ...

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    Thumbs up Pot. Hoku Gem 'Freckles'

    I haven't posted photos of any orchids in so long, but this little cutie (one of the survivors of the polar vortex back in Feb 2014) was just too pretty not to photograph. I hope you enjoy it.

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    Cheers,
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    I can't even imagine how cold it was for you in that vortex. In New Orleans were in the 20's with ice for two days.

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    The day I found the heater had failed was the second of three consecutive days of 8 degrees F. We haven't seen temps like that in almost 20 years. It has been much colder, but never for so long at one time. We lost so many trees on the property here too.
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    Beautiful bloom BD.
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    I agree with the weather. It has been colder here but not that long. Those days I pulled everything away from the window sill. Just too cold. Our trees made it but the five fruit tree has never been the same. Just not as vigorous.

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    Very Cute BD-nice colors.

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    Very pretty. I am glad you are getting flowers again.

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    Glad to see a survivor bloom.

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    very cute looking Potinara

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