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Bollopetalum Midnight Blue

This is a discussion on Bollopetalum Midnight Blue within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Got this fella for 8 bucks at a random grocery store! It's such a dark ...

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    Default Bollopetalum Midnight Blue

    Got this fella for 8 bucks at a random grocery store! It's such a dark and ominous flower, almost black. What a steal
    (sorry for the poor quality pics, they're from my phone. My digital camera seems to have misplaced himself...)




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    Wow those colours sure look intense. Nice buy.

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    This may not be a bulbo. as it looks like a zygo. Very healthy - regardless and a great buy.

    Cheers,
    BD

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    Beautiful colors, indeed. I would be curious to see a clearer picture of the blooms once your camera decides to reappear.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brutal_Dreamer View Post
    This may not be a bulbo. as it looks like a zygo. Very healthy - regardless and a great buy.

    Cheers,
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    OOPS! I mis-read your title you wrote "Bollopetalum" not "Bulbo" SORRY! LOL. I guess I should make sure I have my coffee before answering a post. hehe.... I too am looking forward to a more clear photo. It is a very dark and interesting bloom.

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    oooh, that's neat...

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    Default ...from the name Nazi

    It's actually Bollopetalum Midnight Blue

    Bollea violacea x Zygo. B. G. White (Blackii x mackayi)

    Nice find at the grocery store. I bet the scent is great!

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    Wow great bargin. Congrats!

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    I recently got one of these at a grocery store for the same price, too! Yours looks bigger and healthier, though. Great find!

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    Very nice Bollo, I mean the orchid, not the tie!!! Hehheee...
    Cheers. Hoa.

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