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Macroclinium aurorae

This is a discussion on Macroclinium aurorae within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Intermediate grower and it will send out new spikes from the old spikes, so the ...

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    Default Macroclinium aurorae

    Intermediate grower and it will send out new spikes from the old spikes, so the plant can be in bloom for a good while.
    Some of the species in this genus can be short-lived. I lost my older plant and this is the replacement...
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    WOW! Looks like fireworks. love it!

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    I like the fireworks analogy, but I thought at first that it looked like one of the aliums I have in the flower bed only up side down. Either way, beautiful.

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    fantastic orchid there, nice tom!

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    yup, looks like fireworks. The little freckles on the flowers are cute and interesting leaves too.

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    Great growing Tom and a terrific photo of a beautiful plant. I'm green with envy! But thanks for sharing anyway.

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    What a cool orchid bloom. I like the comparison to a firework explosion. I agree. Beautiful.

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    This bloom reminds me of an Allium bloom...never the less I love this little orchid!

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    That orchid is fascinating! Luv it.

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