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Nat and I shopping

This is a discussion on Nat and I shopping within the The Jungle forums, part of the Land Plants category; Nat came over and we went up to a nursery that has orchids. What was ...

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    Nat came over and we went up to a nursery that has orchids. What was totally laughable was they wouldn't let us back where the vandas are as there were too many "rare" ones and the owner wasn't there. Honestly, the best they have back there is mediocre and that is stretching it. I've been back there many times and I think that I've bought one plant. We looked at the orchids up front and laughed over the prices.
    We did however find the BIGGEST leafed coleus I have ever seen. They are named Kong varieties. I can't get over the size of the leaf...
    Nat brought me a very nice Aerides odorata 'alba' - Thanks Nat

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    ...and I did find a beautiful Clerodendrum paniculatum. I've been looking for one for sometime.

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    aw yall must have had so much fun!

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    We had a great time. It was very nice having someone over that appreciates orchids. Most of my friends think I'm koo-koo for Coco Puffs. They come over and think I need therapy

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    Orchid shopping with a friend? Can't beat that

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    That must have been an amazing orchid shopping experience ! Share some more pics. please especially what all you got.

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    Amey, believe it or not...no orchids

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    Great fun!

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    Quote Originally Posted by cdayinflorida View Post
    Nat came over and we went up to a nursery that has orchids. What was totally laughable was they wouldn't let us back where the vandas are as there were too many "rare" ones and the owner wasn't there. Honestly, the best they have back there is mediocre and that is stretching it. I've been back there many times and I think that I've bought one plant. We looked at the orchids up front and laughed over the prices.
    We did however find the BIGGEST leafed coleus I have ever seen. They are named Kong varieties. I can't get over the size of the leaf...
    Nat brought me a very nice Aerides odorata 'alba' - Thanks Nat
    Kong Coleus
    Thank you Cathy for taking me there!
    It was great. I got two Coleus plants and Hibiscus Luna White. Here are my new plants:




    Cathy shared with me her C. skinneri. Thank you so much Cathy!

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    Cathy, last Saturday I also went for shopping and beside soem new Dendrobium, I've got two nice Vandas. Vanda bensonii and fuscoviridis. Something for you?
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