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Zygopetalum

This is a discussion on Zygopetalum within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I only have two Zygo's and they flower at different times for me. This one ...

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    I only have two Zygo's and they flower at different times for me. This one is so fragrant that it fills the G/H all day with a most pleasant scent... I love going out there just to be in its perfume! Don't know why the flowers are so "every which way." I tried to rearrange them in the 2nd pic.




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    Wow, so pretty! Would you please put down your general care instructions for these? I am new to them, and don't want to send mine to the great orchid cemetary any time soon.

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    Hey Connie, to tell you the truth, I treat them like Cattleya with lots of bright light and just water more than catts... I grow in bark/CHC. Now, whether this is good cultural information or not... I haven't killed them, yet!!!

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    What great pictures and pretty blooms these are. Great photography!
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    hi howard,
    thats a species i wouldnt get here, always thought they need cooler temp?

    photos are lovely!

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    Nope, I had this out on the driveway with my catts all summer long.. my driveway is the only location I have that gets sun from about 9AM til 4PM

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    They can be fairly temperature tolerant but do not like overly hot..if humidity is good they can adapt fairly well to warm temps
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    hi howard,
    thats a species i wouldnt get here, always thought they need cooler temp?

    photos are lovely!

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    wow thats lovely.... unfortunately i was told it wouldn't thrive in my condition..... too bad.

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