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Papilionanthe Miss Joaquim

This is a discussion on Papilionanthe Miss Joaquim within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; = hookeriana x teres. The national flower of Singapore. A historic plant that contributed to ...

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    Default Papilionanthe Miss Joaquim

    = hookeriana x teres. The national flower of Singapore. A historic plant that contributed to the cut flower industry of Singapore and Malaysia around 40-50 years ago. This is the first time I am having so many spikes in bloom together, previously they were munched by the yellow orchid beetle before they could bloom. Grows like a weed in full blazing sun, and fed heavily with manure.




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    Beautiful clump and very nicely bloomed.

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    How tall is this one Li? I cut the top off when it gets to 6 feet tall, you are right it grows like a week. Mine bloomed like this several years ago but each year I top it off it only blooms a little.

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    Jack, this clump is close to 3 meters now (9 feet). It is growing on a dead tree stump so it is quite strongly anchored, but does sway in strong winds.

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    Wow so pretty what is the white flower is it V. Poe Poe Diana?

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    Zainal, the white one is Poepoe 'Diana' AM / AOS.

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