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BC. Nanipuakea 'Dogashima'

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    Default BC. Nanipuakea 'Dogashima'

    This one surprised me. I was expecting a much smaller bloom from the size of the plant. It turned out huge!

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    Cheers,
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    wild lip pattern!

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    Default Very NICE!

    Auntie Diane sent me a bit of hers that I'm anxiously awaiting.

    I hear these plants are about 8" tall and the flowers are about 4.5". Is this pretty accurate, BD?

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    It is about 8". I would say the flowers were 3.5 to 4 inches on mine. It was in bad shape when I first got it, lost all roots to rot due to being in tightly pack sphag. Now growing steadily and blooms nicely.

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    The pot I am holding in the photo is a six inch pot. The blooms seem to dwarf the plant. I will try to remember to measure it next time I go out there.

    Cheers,
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    Spectacular! Love the spots.

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    That's a beauty! I'm definintely in agreement with jason and Judi about the lip - I love those spots!

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    Ok, I measured it. The plant, at its tallest point, stands 11 inches above the pot. The blooms are 5 inches wide from left side to right side.

    Cheers,
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    Nice pretty flower and sounds like it's a big one.
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    Wow... just Wow.....

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