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Blc. Momilani Rainbow 'The Gypsy'

This is a discussion on Blc. Momilani Rainbow 'The Gypsy' within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Right after the sheath formed, it was no longer than a week before I noticed ...

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    Right after the sheath formed, it was no longer than a week before I noticed buds. Just try upping the light a bit and let the plant dry out slightly more than usual, that might trigger the buds.

    Thanks all.


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    Very nice. I have a seedling that never bloomed yet but is in sheath though. Does it usually bloom right after sheathing or, as the other member stated, sulk for a while?

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    Is that pink or lavender? I've seen pictures colored both ways on this type.

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    The Gypsy cultivar is a definite pink.

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    *eyes picture Ron posted of his blooms* ... Must be a lighting issue, then. I've noticed some pictures of blooms indoors vs out change the colors sometimes. Still a really cool 'chid!

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