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Maxillaria friedrichsthalii in bloom

This is a discussion on Maxillaria friedrichsthalii in bloom within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Well, what I thought was new psuedobulb growth turned out to be blooms! This guy ...

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    Default Maxillaria friedrichsthalii in bloom

    Well, what I thought was new psuedobulb growth turned out to be blooms! This guy was very difficult to photograph with my old point-and-shoot as the blooms are teeny-tiny, about the size of a pencil eraser. Even with only a couple of blooms open, I can already smell the fragrance- very sweet. I've included a picture of the plant as a whole because of its nifty growth habit.
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    That's a max? Cool one!

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    Nice. Max is a really underrated Genera.

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    How cool! Nice growing, Derek!!

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    lovely derek!

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    Thanks guys...this Max has been an easy & fast grower for me once I threw it in sphag and put it in relatively high light.
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    Congrats Derek, nice,I think it is possible to propagate it.

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    @Zainal- I might look at dividing it, but I think I want to see how it does without dividing it for a lot longer now. It might be nice to have a large on of these guys....

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