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Militoniopsis vexillaria

This is a discussion on Militoniopsis vexillaria within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; A a cloud forest species from Columbia. It has a wonderful fragrance and it is ...

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    Default Militoniopsis vexillaria

    A a cloud forest species from Columbia. It has a wonderful fragrance and it is amazing how big the flower is, about 4" tall




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    Uh-huh! This one is going on the list! At the top!

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    and it's a cool/interemediate growing one, isn't it Ron? Which is be even better!

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    and it's a cool/interemediate growing one, isn't it Ron? Which is be even better!
    Laurent, that it is! It doesn't like temps above 80 and it likes it moist and with an eastern exposure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ron-NY View Post
    Laurent, that it is! It doesn't like temps above 80 and it likes it moist and with an eastern exposure.
    Of course it does. It would melt here then. It is so delicate and beautiful.

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    WOW! That is stunning! The colour's so soft and pretty.

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    So sweet looking. Good job blooming. I love Milts., but have never seen a pink one before.

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    Great job, Ron...

    I have three hybrids and they bloom regularly for me indoors..

    I find them very amenable to household culture--with more humidity, of course. Mine sit directly under a humidifier in an East window.

    I have to say the fragrance is one of my favorites of the orchid world--spicy yet not obnoxious.

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