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Aerides odorata in season

This is a discussion on Aerides odorata in season within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; The classic Aerides odorata has a widespread distribution: China, Nepal, the Himalayas, Burma, Thailand, Vietnam, ...

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    Default Aerides odorata in season

    The classic Aerides odorata has a widespread distribution: China, Nepal, the Himalayas, Burma, Thailand, Vietnam, Peninsular Malaysia, Indonesia, and New Guinea. In the Philippines most of them are found in Palawan and Mindoro.
    The blooms are very fragrant.










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    Wow, wow, wow! Flowers everywhere! The photos are lovely. It must be incredible in person.

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    Tons of blooms! I bet it smells wonderful there too. So beautiful.

    Cheers,
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    Those are amazing, thank you for the pictures and description, I so love to see them altogether like that.

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    They are so lovely Nelson, your plants are always such a pleasure to see. And great photography as usual. The coloration on these is sumptuous.

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    Wow!! Beautiful blooms. I recently got one of these guys and hope it blooms sooner than later. Can you post the picture of how these plants are mounted? Very curios to see them!

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    Awesome!!!!!! I am so drooling....

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    Default Thank you, ladies and gentlemen.

    I had waited for about four or five years for this. Last year, I kinda "scolded" them.
    There are almost as many odoratas in another location in the farm, somewhat shadier. As expected, there are less blooms there.
    Even though I had expected this blooming more than a month ago when I saw the spikes, I was still mesmerized when I saw them yesterday.

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    Default What you see is what you get.

    Quote Originally Posted by satishsherikar View Post
    Wow!! Beautiful blooms. I recently got one of these guys and hope it blooms sooner than later. Can you post the picture of how these plants are mounted? Very curios to see them!
    They were mounted about 5 years ago on foot-long pieces of madre de cacao (kakawate) and coffee trees. Now, the plants have intertwined roots and no mount can be isolated without cutting a lot of roots.

    Which I am not going to do. Sorry!

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    oh wow nelson,
    you got your reward, i bet you spent hours in dreamland...

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