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V. Robert's Delight 'Garnet Beauty' FCC/AOS

This is a discussion on V. Robert's Delight 'Garnet Beauty' FCC/AOS within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Gorgeous! Cheers. Hoa....

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    Gorgeous!
    Cheers. Hoa.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Piper View Post
    It's gorgeous, Jason! But I don't quite understand how it's potted. Does the wire basket sit in a little water? Making a pseudo-S/H setup that allows a lot more air?

    Or do you use the pellets as the basket's potting media, and water normally once a day?

    Either one is intriguing...would the first case offer any chance of wicking, or does S/H require some slight pressure gradient offered by the walls (albeit perforated) of the vessel?

    Julie
    the s/h serves as the media...It normally doesn't sit in water, and I spray it from the outside of the basket daily or twice daily depending on weather, and water the thing every 2-5 days depending on the temps/weather. When I'm away for a while I do let it sit in water, so the s/h will do some wicking. (yes that's blasphemy for a vanda but it's either that or let it get bone dry for days). this is still highly experimental but so far, so good.

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    the color on the petals tends to darken over time...I think with higher light they might actually get almost solid magenta.

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    I love the darker color!

    McJulie

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    Very velvety! Nice!

    Cheers,
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