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Symphyglossum sanguineum

This is a discussion on Symphyglossum sanguineum within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I bought this one in spring: part of my drive to move from bigger plants ...

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    Default Symphyglossum sanguineum

    I bought this one in spring: part of my drive to move from bigger plants to smaller ones (as my greenhouse is rather full). It has two very long spikes (about 1m). Slightly dissappointed, as this clone has quite small flowers, but it compensates with a much longer flower stem that is developing lots of side branches
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    i like it and definitely unique!

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    I agree with Ron - very unique looking orchid.

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    I don't recall ever seeing one like this. Very nice and truly unique - a good addition to your collection!!

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    Cute flowers! I've never heard of this one before.

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    Nice species, Lars. and you captured the true color of the flowers as well.

    I grow and bloom mine under intermediate to cool condition. Do you grow yours warmer?

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    I grow and bloom mine under intermediate to cool condition. Do you grow yours warmer?
    Yes, I provide intermediate to warm conditions and it seems to do fine.

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