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Chysis Bractescens

This is a discussion on Chysis Bractescens within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; From South America very sweet scented and difficult to explained. Free flowering here need huge ...

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    Smile Chysis Bractescens

    From South America very sweet scented and difficult to explained. Free flowering here need huge pot because the pseudobulbs are so big and huge. Used charcoal and spagn. for growing. Once flowers bud appeared always bring inside the house because the insects very jealous to see and bite the juicy petals. Yam.YamYam. Delicious?
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    Beautiful. The petals look very "fleshy".

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    Very pretty. I love the tinge of yellow near the edges of the petals and sepals.

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    Looks like a delicious candy treat, Zain. Yum!!

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    Zain, be careful bringing that into the house. The flower looks like it can bite back!!!
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    That is beautiful. Good going Zain.

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