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Trichoglottis brachiata first time blooming

This is a discussion on Trichoglottis brachiata first time blooming within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; We got this trichoglottis orchid a couple of years ago and have been growing it. ...

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    Default Trichoglottis brachiata first time blooming

    We got this trichoglottis orchid a couple of years ago and have been growing it. I noticed last week that it was in bud and finally it has opened. I think it is really beautiful. I did not really know what to expect, but am so pleased with the color and shape. I thought the plant looked a bit water hungry, so I added some seedling bark to its basket. We have been growing it bare root in a tiny basket, but the roots are all up and down the plant, so the basket is really just a way to display it and hang the tag on it. I made a video, but could not find any music that suited this bloom, so maybe later on that one.

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    I love this species! Nicely done, Bruce.

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    Wow... that's handsome. Such a nice, rich color and love the pink, yellow and purple center/lip.

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    I like its color and shape too

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    I love the deep color of the flower. Is the plant very big? It seems to be from the photo, but I'm not familiar with this species.

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    Beautiful! I love deep colored orchids. Hey Bruce for music why not try Bolero? Erotic music for an erotic beauty! LOL Bill

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    Quote Originally Posted by gardenguysorchids View Post
    Beautiful! I love deep colored orchids. Hey Bruce for music why not try Bolero? Erotic music for an erotic beauty! LOL Bill
    I will have to see what I can do...

    Quote Originally Posted by ang709
    Is the plant very big? It seems to be from the photo, but I'm not familiar with this species.
    The plant is about 14 inches tall. Not really large.

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    hi bruce!
    im soooo glad it finally bloomed for you, one of my fav!

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    Well done Bruce... it's certainly a beauty to have in the collection... i wish i could provide the heat it needs...

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    Nice Bruce, had one of these once, might just have to get another one. Not hard to get them here.

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