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Maxillaria fletcheriana

This is a discussion on Maxillaria fletcheriana within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This is a species found in Eastern Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia in extremely wet montane ...

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    Default Maxillaria fletcheriana

    This is a species found in Eastern Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia in extremely wet montane forests at elevations of 500 to 2800 meters. The plant stands about 2 feet tall. The flower is just over 3" (8 cm), non fragrant. It is a single flower on a foot tall spike. I grow this one moist and intermediate in bright shade.






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    Very Pretty. I think that I need one.
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    Very lovely, especially in the profile. Good shot and great blooming.

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    Only thing wrong with it is that it isn't a mini

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    I have 2 more spikes to bloom and will consider using this one in a cross. Wish I had some Max striata pollen around

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    That has a wonderful color and shape!

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    Gorgeous! I'm going to try and resist putting it on the list with the excuse that it's too big....

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    Well there was a nice sized Lyc aromatica in bloom...the pollen went onto this Maxillaria today.

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