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Restrepia contorta

This is a discussion on Restrepia contorta within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; very nice, Tim!...

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    very nice, Tim!

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    Tim, this thing is really tiny. This clinches it..I need minis! This is an awesome orchid, especially for the size. On to the wishlist.

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    One other thing, is there a growing/culture requirement that made you choose to pot it rather than mount it? It looks sweet in the pot/tube, I'm just curious if it was related to the care.

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    Hi Derek, I keep most of my plants in pots because it's such a pain in the backside to keep misting the ones that's mounted... so yeah, basically, it's easier to keep the media moist...

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    very cool flowers, and healthy looking plant!

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    I love it Tim. Very compact growth with spectacular flowers. Like the different shades of pink and fine spotting on the flowers, and that 'whiskery/ insecty' aspect. seems that it needs a division soon though... Lol

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