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Zygostates alleniana

This is a discussion on Zygostates alleniana within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This tiny Brazillian species has "huge" flowers. The individual flower is about 1cm. My plant ...

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    This tiny Brazillian species has "huge" flowers. The individual flower is about 1cm. My plant is not much bigger than a quarter.
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    tom,
    a cutie! love the sugary petals and color combo.

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    Plant not bigger than a quarter? Wow, that one must take some keeping up with to know when it is in bloom. hehehe.. Cute little blooms.

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    Cute little thing!!! Thanks for sharing!

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    Adorable, and great photo of such tiny flowers. Just when I thought I was running out of space on my windowsill, you come along with pictures of these great minis! There's always more room for minis!

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    Not much bigger than a quarter? Wow.

    How do you grow this? As a brazilian is it a hot, bright mounted plant?

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    Thanks.

    Not all of them are warm growers, Derek. Many Brazillian species like to be Intermedia/cool. I grow this one on the cool side of intermedia, slightly dry out between waterings and bright shade(~1500FC). Edit: it is on stick mount

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