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a peek at a beauty

This is a discussion on a peek at a beauty within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Wow Ron, I'm so impressed!...

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    Wow Ron, I'm so impressed!

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    Congrats, Ron! Beautiful as they are, I have no intention of trying them. From all I've read and heard from folks I know who grow them, they're prima donnas ---- everything had better be 'just so or else!' Have also beemn told that once they start to go downhill, they're 'toast'

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    Paul, I have many species that once they start downhill there is no going back but that is not going to stop me. I am at the point in this hobby where I like pushing the envelope and trying species that are not truly fit for my growing conditions.

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    Nice job Ron.

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    Well, Ron. I have gone out on a thin limb here myself. I have purchased an Oncidium Sharry Baby 'Sweet fragrance'. Pushing my envelope, let me tell you. Really. Joe

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