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Dend Chong Thai Gold (?)

This is a discussion on Dend Chong Thai Gold (?) within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This is the first dend that I didn't kill, and I'm sure it's because I ...

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    Default Dend Chong Thai Gold (?)

    This is the first dend that I didn't kill, and I'm sure it's because I find the flowers particularly unattractive. Although, the color of the center of the lip is an incredible, almost metallic purple. Anyway, it's blooming away.... The picture is fuzzy, but it almost captures that weird purple color...



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    What a beauty!!!

    I can't actually grow these phalaenanthe type Dendrobiums... I water too much during the winter and well.. they just try to escape and go to orchid heaven!

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    Is this the one you hate, Diane?

    If so, the one I hate is much crappier! I like your guy!

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    Yep - this is the one I hate.... that's why it's doing so well, just to be perverse!!

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    Well, the one I hate is much uglier!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diane View Post
    This is the first dend that I didn't kill, and I'm sure it's because I find the flowers particularly unattractive. Although, the color of the center of the lip is an incredible, almost metallic purple. Anyway, it's blooming away.... The picture is fuzzy, but it almost captures that weird purple color...



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    I don't understand why it looks unattractive to you at all. Since its blooming away, it is sticking its tongue out at you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ntgerald View Post
    I don't understand why it looks unattractive to you at all. Since its blooming away, it is sticking its tongue out at you.
    LOL! You are right, Nelson. I guess I shouldn't be so hard on it. Now if the whole bloom were that bright metallic purple color.....

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    Diane, I think it is beautiful!!!! My dend. flowers are gone now. They were probably forced so not sure when they will come back. I do like your's though.

    Julie in Iowa

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    I think it is lovely too, J-in-I.

    Cheers!
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    Well I like it too, I think it is a pretty combination of colors, looks like Easter. I have a couple that will bloom in a week or two.
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