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What orchid do I have here?

This is a discussion on What orchid do I have here? within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Thank you all for your replies! It is an unusual flower with me having mostly ...

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    Thank you all for your replies! It is an unusual flower with me having mostly phaleonopsis surrounding it. I have a beautiful Sesame in full bloom so these 2 grace my table on the patio after the full sun is gone away for the afternoon. Do these do well mounted? The local nusery where I got it tells me yes. Any opinions on this subject?

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    I just had to show a pic with it almost finished opening up the blooms.
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    Looks great, Joe!!

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    Now that you have posted the picture of the whole plant, I'm pretty sure it's Onc sphacelatum. Yours is still a young plant. Wait until you have a pot full of pseudobulbs and you'll have a spectacular show. If I were you I wouldn't stake the spike upright - let the spike cascade down naturally and it'll look much better. Many years ago I was treated to a wondrous sight of a specimen plant of Onc sphacelatum presenting a veritable waterfall of cascading golden blooms - 6 spikes measuring between 5 - 6 feet! Never before or since have I seen a sight like that.

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    That is BEAUTIFUL, Joe! Thanks for posting the picture...Betty :-)

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