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My recent obsession...

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    T4tlrman is offline My name is Terry and I'm an addict ~
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    Post My recent obsession...

    It's a grocery store rescue baby. Sad how they treat their orchids - saw about 20 tucked under a shelf dying and felt this one had half a chance.

    The few that weren't on their last leg were packed so close together I'm sure they were apt to spread problems.

    In any case this is the one I pray most for!

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    Good choice!!! Its a beauty thats worth saving. Good Luck!

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    Thanks J., coming from a senior member I consider what you said ("Good choice") a great compliment.

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    They are always worth saving. But personally, white orchid flowers just don't excite me.

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    What does excite you Harvey? Hehehe

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    T4tlrman is offline My name is Terry and I'm an addict ~
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    I'll remember not to send you one Harvey! (Like I ever would...)
    Can you see the spider in the mouth? Or do you see a snake head?

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    I like the shape almost rounded congrats Terry for your new stuff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chingjervis View Post
    What does excite you Harvey? Hehehe


    Color, lots of it and form.

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    Beautiful. I think white orchid blooms are so elegant. I never seem to collect many though.

    cheers,
    BD

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    looks nice. wish for a great rescue story

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