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Won this monster Orchid at the HOS meeting tonight in the silent auction.

This is a discussion on Won this monster Orchid at the HOS meeting tonight in the silent auction. within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; Pavel, It barely fit in my car, it is so large. The pot its in ...

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    Pavel, It barely fit in my car, it is so large. The pot its in is at least 12 inches! I have another much much much smaller chocolate drop hybrid I received as a division from one of the society members earlier this year. I hope it grows to be a monster someday like this one!

    Quote Originally Posted by pavel View Post
    That's one HUGE plant! Based on the info Julie provided, looks like they should be some very nice flowers.

    As a parent, Chocolate Drop's flower shape almost always dominants, and the offspring generally also inherit the trait of flowers with heavy substance.

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    I grow everything in baskets so now must find a large enough basket for it. I may have to start building my own!

    Quote Originally Posted by Desdinova View Post
    You're welcome, Miller.

    From what I've seen of the pictures, Chocolate Drop won the battle of shape, and Porcia won the battle of color, but not by much. When it gets going, it should be make quite a specimen plant, and be able to produce literally hundreds of flowers. One of the reasons Porcia 'Cannizaro' got an FCC/AOS was its prodigious floriferousness.

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    Nice cross! I have a Portia and a Chocolate Drop and I can just imagine what they can be capable of. 'Grats on the win!

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    No name? It's huge, must have used a truck to haul it home!

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    Beautiful!! Please post pictures when it blooms!!

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    Now I'm wanting a Chocolate Drop even more! What a very cool monster plant!

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    Thanks Julie for the info. I googled and was very impressed with the flowers and the flower count.

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    Wow! *Jealous*

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    That is huge! Waiting for the flowers

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    CONGRATS!!

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