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Laelia pumila

This is a discussion on Laelia pumila within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; And yet another that opened today. Cool growing, small sized and easy to grow...can't beat ...

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    And yet another that opened today. Cool growing, small sized and easy to grow...can't beat that!
    Hope you like it.
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    Another wonderful showing OZ. Love the stripes on the lip.
    Is that coal on top of the medium?

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    he he...no, not coal. Just wet bark. Mind you there is some charcoal in that mix also.

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    It did seem mighty big for coal

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    Wow, that is gorgeous! Nice job!

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    Thanks guys. One of my favourites (mind you I say that about all my chids!!) LOL

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    What a beauty! I too love the striping in the throat. The colors on that one are just gorgeous! Good job...
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    Thanks Connie. I think most people tend to overlook the Laelias over the Cattleyas, but when you consider that most of them are small growers and can take the cool weather maybe more people should give them a go. Mind you, some of those rupiculous types can be a bit of a bugger to grow, trust me!!

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    I love the color. Good growing job Oz and you're right about the laelias they are wonderful little chids,

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    Nice growing OZ! Lovely bloom with wonderful color and shape.

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