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Maxillaria tenuifolia

This is a discussion on Maxillaria tenuifolia within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This plant was new to me a year ago in February. It bloomed last summer-one ...

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    Default Maxillaria tenuifolia

    This plant was new to me a year ago in February. It bloomed last summer-one flower, right in the middle of my move. One bud open now with at least four more on the way
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    Hey, congrats! Looking forward to seeing yours in full bloom. Now I have to go peek at mine to see if it's in the blooming mood. I had one flower last summer too.

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    Very lovely. Congrats!

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    Congrats!

    Mine never did open up as much as yours -- mine stayed rather 'cuppy' Bit of a bummer that. The flowers do seem to last a fairly long time.

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    Do your blooms have that lovely coconut fragrance?

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    Quote Originally Posted by pavel View Post
    Congrats!

    Mine never did open up as much as yours -- mine stayed rather 'cuppy' Bit of a bummer that. The flowers do seem to last a fairly long time.
    Yeah, that one is more open than the few I've seen. A little brighter too. Very lovely!

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    Thanks for the nice comments, everyone...

    Quote Originally Posted by Tmai View Post
    Do your blooms have that lovely coconut fragrance?
    It sure does! Funny, I don't really like to eat coconut, but this sure smells great!

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    Lovely! just wish mine would decide to give flowering a go!!!! stubborn little thing! think I may go out and drench mine in liquid potash to get it thinking of flowering.... he he
    Well done, they are great little things Maxillarias.
    Cheers

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    Good growing! One of my favourites and the scent is, of course, just gorgeous! Hope mine flowers too.

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    I like this one too!

    Cheers,
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