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"... while visions of sugar plums

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    Default "... while visions of sugar plums

    danced in their heads."



    My Max variabilis

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    That IS Black and shiny...such strange flowers.

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    Lovely BLACK orchid! Wow!!

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    Gorgeous max. It does remind one of a sugarplum.

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    Very interesting texture and color! Any fragrance?

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    wow.... is that the blackest orchid? Do keep us posted with more pix as it opens!

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    It does look like you sprinkled sugar on it. Very cool !
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    Quote Originally Posted by dsm View Post
    wow.... is that the blackest orchid? Do keep us posted with more pix as it opens!

    It is open all the way Denise This Maxillaria, like some other orchids, never opens fully. It does present some issues when trying to photograph as a result

    There are some orchids that are blacker. I saw a pic of Max schunkeana, I believe it was, that was pretty much true black

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    Really? *runs off to google-land*

    TrekNature | Maxillaria schunkeana Photo

    nice! And look, that one almost has "sugar", too!

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