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Renanthera Monachica

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    Cool Renanthera Monachica

    Well, everything else outside is burning to heck with our 3 straight weeks of over 100 degrees a day, but this guy is sporting a beautiful bloom. I got this renanthera monachica from a friend two summers ago and this is the first time is bloomed mid-summer rather than during the holidays!
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    Good for you! Congratulations!

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    ooh, that's really cool looking. I don't have any experience w/ Renantheras, but have been thinking about trying one. Alas, too many genera, too little time, even less money...

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    I keep it very dry and, as you can see, it likes the heat! I treat it like my Dendrobiums.

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    That is beautiful. I love the bright color. You said it wants to br grown rather dry. Does a Renaaneta Sunrise Praesong want to be grown rather dry also?

    Marilyn

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    Marilyn, I don't have any experience with that one. And parentage can change everything!

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    Cool blooms, I love!!

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    Beautiful colors, bright red and bright yellowish-orange, what a fantastic combination!

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    I've looked at the Ren's at a local nursery....from the looks of yours I should pick one up next time! Very nice!
    Connie

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    great my favorite ren.
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