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Dracula flower spike?

This is a discussion on Dracula flower spike? within the **NOT IN BLOOM** All Genera forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Well, I panic repotted all my tinies today and I had some good and bad ...

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    Question Dracula flower spike?

    Well, I panic repotted all my tinies today and I had some good and bad surprises when I did that. The good thing is that it looks like I am going to get flowers! What do you think, are these spikes? Hope the pictures are good enough.

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    And this is the abomination that is did to them all...now hang me!



    Laura

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    I hope that is a spike, Laura!! To me it looks more like a root, but I don't grow any Dracula orchids, so here's hoping!!

    cheers,
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    Thank you for the encouragement BD!!
    I have one more peeking at the bottom of the basket and one on its way(12 hours after repotting). The roots are white with a crystalline vellanum, these things are stringier, redish white and the tip becomes green when it gets light contact. I am chewing my nails anyway
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    Crossing my fingers for you!

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    Thank you! I would cross my eyes as well if that was any help!

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    Did it ever bloom? I am so fond of the Draculas.

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