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Maxillaria variabilis

This is a discussion on Maxillaria variabilis within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; It truly is a variable Maxillaria. This species will bloom on and off for me ...

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    Default Maxillaria variabilis

    It truly is a variable Maxillaria. This species will bloom on and off for me throughout most of the year. I ha 5 plants of this species and there is at least one more dark form that I desire. It is a cool to hot species that is easily grown










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    whoa! I wonder what the polinating species is for these plants. The lips have the look of rotting flesh. Is there an accompanying odor?

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    no, very mild pleasant fragrance

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    Those are cool. The red one look like they are bleeding though. I like the more yellow ones.

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    LOVE that first yellow one, Ron! Definitely one for the 'want' list (it would be a great contrast to my dark form)


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