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Maxillaria schunkeana

This is a discussion on Maxillaria schunkeana within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Intermediate grower. The flowers are black under naked eye for the first 10 days, then ...

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    Default Maxillaria schunkeana

    Intermediate grower. The flowers are black under naked eye for the first 10 days, then show some purple red color as they get older.
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    Love the intensity of the color. Very nice.

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    Fascinating, wicked looking blooms. AL

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    I love it!!!!!!!!!!!

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    hehe...love it!! this Max as well as Max. rufescens have been on my want list......does Maxillaria schunkeana have a scent tho....i know Max. rufescens smells like a root beer float...

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    No scent on this one.

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    This is very cool and interesting!! I love that it shows the dark side of the orchid.

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    oh shucks.......still tickles my fancy tho..... Thanks Tom....

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    Awesome color! I don't recall seeing a species this dark before, only a hybrid or two. Lovely!

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    impressive darkness..., cool!

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