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Maxillaria dillonii

This is a discussion on Maxillaria dillonii within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This normally does not bloom this time of the year but threw this single flower ...

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    Default Maxillaria dillonii

    This normally does not bloom this time of the year but threw this single flower for me


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    Very nice like scorpion orchids and I believe sure got smells? The labellum so beautiful with the maroon/red color.

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    What a beautiful surprise! I wonder what would trigger the bloom out of season?

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    I had a couple of things throw a spike that normally doesn't bloom this time of the year.

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    Really a nice bloom. Congrats!

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    That is one cool looking flower. I can see why it got the nickname scorpian...
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    Fascinating. I love the coloring. I guess I can see the scorpion, but for some reason the first thing the shape reminded me of was Yosemite Sam.

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    Looks to me like it wants to be a bulbo when it grows up!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diane View Post
    Looks to me like it wants to be a bulbo when it grows up!


    This is the first time that I ever heard one of these referred to as a scorpion orchid

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