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Couple of Cymbidiums

This is a discussion on Couple of Cymbidiums within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; These are oldies but goodies. On the right is a medium sized cymbidium that is ...

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    Default Couple of Cymbidiums

    These are oldies but goodies. On the right is a medium sized cymbidium that is a division of a plant bought in the mid 70's. One the left is a mini that was bought in the late 70's. Very easy, color is a bit off in the picture, add a little brown overtone and they would be right.

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    Nice show, Diane. Do you grow these out doors as bedding plants or are they potted and brought in from time to time? In your loacation I guess you could use them as landscaping plants....

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    They are outdoors year round, unless there is a night with frost, then they come inside... My mom still grows these in the ground up in Nor. Cal.

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    Diane, those are stunning!! I love cyms, but don't have the room to grow them here. We have just a few and they grow like weeds with little care. They just get so big so quick! To be able to grow them as landscape plants - your mom's place must be amazing!

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    Diane those are lovely! I am so impressed that they are plants from the '70s -- talk about evidence of tender loving care--for decades no less. They really are beautiful!

    Bruce -- should your cymbids get too big, I'm sure I could help find them (or their divisions) a loving adoptive home.

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    The colors are too pretty. I love the big cymbid's...wish I had the room for more.
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    Wow, those are some nice red cyms, my favourite colour on these plants.

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    Diane,

    Those are absolutely gorgeous! The wine colored cyms are my favorite. Sadly, most of them don't grow here at all--the burn up and/or never bloom for me.

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    SHOW OFF!!!

    LOL!

    I like the reddish purply one.........

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    Lovely cymbids Diane. Thanks for sharing.

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