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Laelia Stirling Dickinson 'Cloud's Southern Star'

This is a discussion on Laelia Stirling Dickinson 'Cloud's Southern Star' within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I posted this one last year when I had broken a spike then broke two ...

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    Default Laelia Stirling Dickinson 'Cloud's Southern Star'

    I posted this one last year when I had broken a spike then broke two buds off another one. Much better luck this year. Only let two buds touch the window and freeze. Kind of a big plant for the window grower.

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    At least the spike did not get broken this year, looks good!

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    Quote Originally Posted by JDT View Post
    At least the spike did not get broken this year, looks good!
    Thanks Jack! Have a hard time fitting this one into small spaces

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris in Hamilton View Post
    Thanks Jack! Have a hard time fitting this one into small spaces
    The beauty of living in Florida and growing outdoors...worth every bit of heat we get!

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    What, you don't have to make sure nothing is touching the windows when its -10F?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris in Hamilton View Post
    What, you don't have to make sure nothing is touching the windows when its -10F?
    NOPE only 84 degrees today!

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    I've become a HUGE fan of the Laelia during the time I've lived up here in cool Northern California. Such resilient and tolerant beauties...this one is a stunner!
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    Thanks Jason! They are tough!

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    What is the light requirement???

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    Lovely blooms.

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