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Epidendrum Nocturnum in bud

This is a discussion on Epidendrum Nocturnum in bud within the **NOT IN BLOOM** All Genera forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I am beyond excited. I have struggled with a Enc. Tampensis for 2 1/2 years ...

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    Cool Epidendrum Nocturnum in bud

    I am beyond excited. I have struggled with a Enc. Tampensis for 2 1/2 years with no success. I have had this plant for about three months now and it's already budding for me! I hear they don't bloom for very long and sometimes the flowers self pollinate and don't open at all. I'm crossing my fingers I'll catch this one as it's opening. I don't care if I have to stay up...I'll get good pics. One pbulb has two buds and so far the other has one. Happy Dance Time....

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    This will be a Beauty when it opens and fingers crossed it will do before self pollinating. Nice large flowers around 14cm if i remember correctly. :-)

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    Hopefully you have one of the ones that opens all of the way!.. Mine does and its bloom lasted for about a month, so Im sure that you'll catch it .. the fragrance is very nice, and as the name implies, the fragrance is strongest at night

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    Here's hoping for some budding beauties to open soon! AL

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    Quote Originally Posted by pk93 View Post
    Hopefully you have one of the ones that opens all of the way!.. Mine does and its bloom lasted for about a month, so Im sure that you'll catch it .. the fragrance is very nice, and as the name implies, the fragrance is strongest at night
    I thought the flowers only stayed open a day? I hope you are right about the month...that would be very nice.

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    Great shots! Can't wait to see the blooms

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    Hummm...I don't have that particular one, but most encyclias stay in bloom for a rather long time...at least mine do...Betty

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    Nice growing Connie! Looking forward to your orchid blooms update to this thread!

    cheers,
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    Good luck Connie looking forward your post.

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    The bud is coming along nicely...

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