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Epidendrum escobarianum

This is a discussion on Epidendrum escobarianum within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Photographed at a nursery in Ecuador. Probably my favorite Epidendrum. Beautiful foliage, even when it's ...

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    Default Epidendrum escobarianum

    Photographed at a nursery in Ecuador.
    Probably my favorite Epidendrum. Beautiful foliage, even when it's not in bloom, and great blooms!


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    wow, literally great blooms!

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    Just beautiful - both the plant and the flowers.

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    Yes these are the Epidendrums I am coming to know and love! May I ask you Duane, are the Ecuadorians really into their orchids native and otherwise? By the number of nurseries you seem to have visited I would think so. AL

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    Quote Originally Posted by orchidsal View Post
    Yes these are the Epidendrums I am coming to know and love! May I ask you Duane, are the Ecuadorians really into their orchids native and otherwise? By the number of nurseries you seem to have visited I would think so. AL
    Yes, they really are into their orchids - native and otherwise.
    I've noticed a fierce national pride that is quite stirring - the owners of the nursery hosted a New Year's eve party here. The entertainment was a trio - singer and two guitarists. They sang Ecuadorian folk songs, and everyone from the youngest children to the oldest grandparents knew all the words and sang along. It was truly beautiful.
    Both of the nurseries I have visited are owned by the same company. They are massive.

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    Beautiful orchid and great story!

    Quote Originally Posted by Duane McDowell View Post
    Yes, they really are into their orchids - native and otherwise.
    I've noticed a fierce national pride that is quite stirring - the owners of the nursery hosted a New Year's eve party here. The entertainment was a trio - singer and two guitarists. They sang Ecuadorian folk songs, and everyone from the youngest children to the oldest grandparents knew all the words and sang along. It was truly beautiful.
    Both of the nurseries I have visited are owned by the same company. They are massive.

    Cheers,
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    Wow!! very nice epi. Never seen this before. Is it warm or cool growing? Thanks for sharing Duane.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mazlani View Post
    Wow!! very nice epi. Never seen this before. Is it warm or cool growing? Thanks for sharing Duane.
    This one grows intermediate to cool. Thank you for looking!

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