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Rhyncostylis coelestis in bloom

This is a discussion on Rhyncostylis coelestis in bloom within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Thanks for the comments guys ! As connie says, I just can't stop admiring this ...

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    Thanks for the comments guys ! As connie says, I just can't stop admiring this one and I am going to take some more snaps once the whole inflorescence is blooming.

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    Very pretty. What is the potting media that you have used? Is it just coconut husk?
    Satish this plant was originally a mount, I have potted it up in December along with its mount in an orchid pot with nothing but whole coconut husk and it seems to love it as the roots are all over.

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    Very nice amey...isn't mother-nature clever!!!

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    Such a wonderful color!! I it too!

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    I know why you can't stop taking pictures. We cant stop looking either! That blue is so different and gorgeous. Love how the petals have a little blue picotee going on! Thanks for showing us the plant and how you potted it up.

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    Beautiful coelestis, Amey. Your looks very healthy. Congrats.

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    As promised here are some more pictures after the all the flowers opened up.
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    that is so beautiful!!

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    Thats awesome =). Great job!!!

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    That just makes all the work and waiting worth while...beautiful...

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    First, what a beautifully grown orchid. The spray of blooms is stunning. Second, I really like how you have it potted. I have a few Vandas with excessively long roots I'm going to try and pot like that. It can be difficult to grow them indoors with exposed roots, but the huge husk chunks might be the best of potted/not-potted worlds.

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