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Cycnoches chlorochilon

This is a discussion on Cycnoches chlorochilon within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This one has been very slowly opening for days: teasing me no end. It is ...

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    Default Cycnoches chlorochilon

    This one has been very slowly opening for days: teasing me no end. It is almost there and I could not resist to take pictures
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    Man, that is a wonderful green. I am guessing it is fragrant too?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lars.Kurth View Post
    This one has been very slowly opening for days: teasing me no end.
    Orchids are often that way. LOL!

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    Just love the green colour.

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    I am guessing it is fragrant too?
    Very slight smell of banana skin

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lars.Kurth View Post
    This one has been very slowly opening for days: teasing me no end.
    That is how they teach us to be patience
    Like that green!

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    Beautiful green, Lars. It was worth waiting for,wasn't it! Nice close up, too...Betty :-)

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    Boy was I wrong regarding the scent: must have been because the flower was not yet fully open.

    It has an intense and agreeable scent: hard to define, but a mixture of spearmint, eucalyptus and pine. Very intense. Like your ideal bath salt (-:

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    Very nice. It reminds me of a hawk swooping. And The smell! sounds as if you dont need air freshner in your home!

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