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Shhhhhhh guess what...

This is a discussion on Shhhhhhh guess what... within the New Growers: Ask the Senior Members forums, part of the New Growers category; I am growing a spike on an orchid I bought in the early spring. It's ...

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    Default Shhhhhhh guess what...

    I am growing a spike on an orchid I bought in the early spring. It's growing and it's going to give me flowers!!!! hehehe!!!


    So totally unrelated to that update - I have been away from my orchids for a week and they missed me! I have misted the mounted and spagh ones, but I KNOW they want a good watering. It's pouring today. Should I wait till tomorrow? It's supposed to be hot and sunny (for whatever the weathermen get it right )
    *the reason I ask such a dumb question is I'm lazy and have so much cleaning and sorting to do - you know how it is!*

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    If they're thirsty, water them today.

    Congrats on the spike! That's always an exciting discovery. What's the name of the spiking plant, or is it a NOID?

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    It's a Sievekingia suavis
    Very excited :c)

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    Congrats on the spike! If I don't have time for a full watering, I mist everyone well in the morning and water the next day. It depends on how dry they really are = and if you have any in bud or spike - well those you should water.

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    Way to go! Success is such a delicious feeling

    I had to look up Sievekingia suavis - wasn't familiar with that one - and what a cutie it is!! Looking forward to your pictures on the blessed day!

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    It is very cute! It belongs to the Stanhopea subtribe.

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    Nice one Tik! Congrats on your success! I would also water today, and mist tomrrow when its hot.

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    I watered. Feel better having done it and it didn't take as long as I feared.
    Fear not everyone. No killing orchids today. ;c)

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