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Ok, How about your BIGGEST orchid

This is a discussion on Ok, How about your BIGGEST orchid within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; In keeping with the "smallest orchid" thread that I've been enjoying this afternoon, I implore ...

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    Default Ok, How about your BIGGEST orchid

    In keeping with the "smallest orchid" thread that I've been enjoying this afternoon, I implore fellow growers to post pics of their big mamas. My biggest is my Brassia Rex Tahoma, which I've posted pics of before, so I won't do a repeat. How 'bout you guys. Post pictures of the orchids that are so big they should be paying rent!
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    Default Large plants

    I took some pictures of my larger plants that I grow right outside of my house, and not in the greenhouse. The first one is a schomburgkia tibicinis, and believe it or not that plant is just a division off of my BIG MAMA! The second is of schomb splendida, which is also just a division off of the larger one. The second is one of my large stanhopeas, and the third is the latest edition to my collection. It is a bulbophyllum fletcherianum, the leaves are still small yet, like it's sister bulb phalaenopsis it's leaves can get up to 6 feet.
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    I am a windowsill grower and I don't have a big collection of impressive orchids. But I do have a big Phal with 4 inch blooms. It is a branching Phal and has 4 spikes at this time. Just for comparison I am attaching a picture
    of the 2 together. The big Phal has 4 inch blooms and the mini has blooms just under 1 inch.

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    Ooops! I could only upload one picture. The comparison one is in the thread
    of Your Smallest Orchid.
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    ok this threads going to be fun and its one that I can join in on,
    the first is Dendrobium Casslope
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    next we have Den.speciousum 'Grandiflorum' in the forground and Den Colonial Summit X speciousum Gold
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    those are SPECTACULAR!!! thanks so much for sharing.

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    Those are HUGE Murray! I hope those are on some kind of wheels or cart! Wow.

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    Astonishing! I'll bet they put on quite a show when they're in bloom (those two dens are gorgeous right now). I'll bet you don't tote those big boys around to the sink to water them!

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    Absolutely amazing! It must be amazing to see your greenhouse when these are in bloom!

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    WOW !!!
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