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Come on, already!

This is a discussion on Come on, already! within the **NOT IN BLOOM** All Genera forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Don't you just hate it when a plant has a bud that is obviously ready ...

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    Default Come on, already!

    Don't you just hate it when a plant has a bud that is obviously ready to burst, and yet it sits there for days, mocking you? I almost feel like peeling this guy open!!!

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    I was trying to get that exact same point across to one of my dendrobium this morning.

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    You hang in there juicy, little buds. Teach these people the meaning of patience. I'm still waiting for my Phrag. grande to bloom after two years! You know you'll enjoy them more when they do eventually open.

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    I know the feeling well, Diane!
    Maybe try bribing it with some champagne truffles or something?

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    if thers anyone hwo understand you is me
    this paph-maudiae the king alba x philippinanse alba, allmost dosent move for more than a month
    it drives me crazy-i just cant take it any longer-so,,,,,,,,,,yea-i do understand how you fill
    lets just hope it will happaned as fast as it can
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    Do you have a salad shooter ? show it to the bud open or else! lolol .. Know how you feel . Gin

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    Looks like a little kid holding it's breath.
    Cin

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    Cross my palm with silver and I'll put the fluence on them! Or alternatively show them the football match between Doncaster and Leeds utd at Wembley on Sunday, that would frighten any of them into blooming (we lost Leeds that is )

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    They'll drive you nuts! My L. purpurata buds have been looked in the "semi-open" position for the last week and I'm about to start prying

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    two sets of flowers about to open... and now I'm also waiting impatiently to see the results!!!

    keep us posted!

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