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This is a discussion on Please ID within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Hi, Lost the tag, or it maybe inside the 6" clay pot that is inside ...

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    Hi,
    Lost the tag, or it maybe inside the 6" clay pot that is inside the basket. This plant has been a reliable bloomer and is quite spectacular when all the buds open.
    There are currently 10 spikes that are from approx 8 to 15 inches long. Each spike has many buds.
    Thank you very much,
    Carl
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    It appears to be an Iwanagara Appleblossom.

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    And it's beautiful!!

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    I'd second that...Iwanagara Appleblossom

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    Hi,
    I goggled it and I agree. They sure are nice plants.
    Carl

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    Yes, it is nice!!

    Cheers,
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    Quote Originally Posted by Latifah731 View Post
    It appears to be an Iwanagara Appleblossom.
    I will third that, LOL. Mine is also just coming into bloom

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    i cant help with the id, but its very beautiful. nice growing.

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    Ten spikes?!? Amazing, you'll have to post pictures when it's in full bloom. I love the Appleblossoms, and the color on yours is different from the yellow (or occasional white) that I usually see. Absolutely lovely!

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    I bought one recently. It has a while to grow before it will produce blooms. It has begun to grow a new pb however! Since yours is definitely full grown have you noticed an apple-like fragrance? I'm eager to know if it does.

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