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An odd Beauty :Den. Green Elf (convolutum x alexandrea}

This is a discussion on An odd Beauty :Den. Green Elf (convolutum x alexandrea} within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Den. Green Elf (convolutum x alexandrea} I bought this about 2 years ago. At the ...

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    Smile An odd Beauty :Den. Green Elf (convolutum x alexandrea}

    Den. Green Elf (convolutum x alexandrea}

    I bought this about 2 years ago. At the time I didn't really look beyond the "floofy catts". and art shade phals. This was the first orchid that made me appreciate the beauty of unusual flowers, that were didn't have the typical "corsage orchid" look and that I usually dismissed as "weird looking."

    It is growing very well, I've had no problem reblooming it and the flowers are super long lasting!


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    Lovely flowers! I like the color...guess I will have to add it to the list!

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    Unusual, but nice. You are right, they don't sell enough of the interesting dendrobiums. Maybe some day they'll get a clue...
    Connie

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    That is a beauty! Very different!

    Cheers,
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    I love the contrast on the lip these guys have

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    Very Pretty !! I like it's purple freckles.
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    Just love those purple veins versus the soft yellow/green.

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    I LOVE it! I MUST have one!

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    Yup. The dendrobium line has a lot of interesting and "unconventional" blooms.
    Its just a matter of being able to find them.

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    That is a beauty, I really like it and can see why yit makes you apreciate unusual flowers!

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