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Aeranthes Grandiose 'Shooting Star' AM/AOS

This is a discussion on Aeranthes Grandiose 'Shooting Star' AM/AOS within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Aeranthes Grandiose 'Shooting Star' AM/AOS One of my few exotics. Tough to photograph. The inflorescences ...

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    Default Aeranthes Grandiose 'Shooting Star' AM/AOS

    Aeranthes Grandiose 'Shooting Star' AM/AOS
    One of my few exotics.
    Tough to photograph. The inflorescences are like long thin wires.

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    Charles Dawrin was able to predict the size of the moth that pollinated the Angraecum sesquipedale 40 years before the moth was seen for the first time by scientists on Madagascar. It needs a really long proboscis to get to the nectar.

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    Cute green one, Joe. The shape of it is really nice.

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    That is beautiful! I recently purchased a seedling of Angraecum sesquipedale. I hope one day it flowers for me I was fascinated with the story of Darwins theory and the fact he was mocked for the idea of a moth with such a long proboscis only to be proved right after 40 years.

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    Those are cool! Maybe someday....i'd wanted one until I realized how big the plant got! lol I love the color of yours...

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    Lime green is my favorite color, and I like the shape too.

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    I can see why it's called "shooting Star" Beautiful.

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    wow-love this 1

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    I like this one Joe but difficult to get I got Aeranthes grandiflora big size plant reluctant to flower, I love yours very beautiful.

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    I really like it very beautiful and different . Gin

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    how did I miss this posting???? Very nice!

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