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Pleurothallis pterophora

This is a discussion on Pleurothallis pterophora within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Flowers are fragrant and the leaves naturally have those big purple spots....

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    Default Pleurothallis pterophora

    Flowers are fragrant and the leaves naturally have those big purple spots.
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    Very nice and I really love the spots on the leaves. Is this a difficult one to grow?

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    It needs to dry out slightly between waterings, otherwise it is an easy one to grow.

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    Neat! I also like the leaves. Small grower?

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    maybe 0.5" long, Paul.

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    Absolutely gorgeous! I thought Pleurothallis must be constantly moist, well - obviously not all.

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    Branka, most of non-pleurothallids people think that way about them. Cool and wet condition actually is a death sentence for many of them.
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    How strange with the spots like that on the leaves.

    I like the showy blooms, but I kill pluros way to fast to try one of these.

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