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Why Vandas?

This is a discussion on Why Vandas? within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Ok, decided to get one. Can you guys/gals give suggestions for heat loving varieties that ...

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    Ok, decided to get one. Can you guys/gals give suggestions for heat loving varieties that grow fairly quickly?

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    Heat loving? You practically can't go wrong. Fast growing? Good luck. lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by sand_tiger86 View Post
    Vandas are like the celebrities of the Orchid world.
    like celebrities from the 50's maybe, glitz and glamour, not todays drunken spastic train wreck celebrities.

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    Quote Originally Posted by coeruleo View Post
    like celebrities from the 50's maybe, glitz and glamour, not todays drunken spastic train wreck celebrities.
    Yeah, the current celebrities are more like Stanhopeas.

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    Quote Originally Posted by coeruleo View Post
    i like that i can put them outside for 3/4 of the year, and a few all year. they are bigger, and have a very tropical exotic look to the plant, not just the flower. i grow them in pots, so the roots are not that obnoxious. so far. some of them are fragrant. and have you not seen vanda coerulea????????? the vanda family has a good variety of shapes and sizes, and colors, all sorts of hybrids and some bloom a few times a year.
    I agree totally. The variety, and combination of colours and shapes makes them one of my favourites for growing in my conditions.

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    Don't dash my dream Sand_tiger! lol

    Quote Originally Posted by sand_tiger86 View Post
    Heat loving? You practically can't go wrong. Fast growing? Good luck. lol

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    Hey! Dont talk about Stan's that way! LOL...At least they have character!Posted via Mobile Device

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    Hahaha...so did Britney Spears circa 2007

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    Very funny!

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    Plus you get balloons and lots of cudos when you come back here with pics of gorgeous blooms and you're screaming "IT'S ALIVE!!"

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    ok, I think I want one but you guys have not given me a lot of names that I should look at. I don't want to get one them somebody post that it only blooms every ten years! lol

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