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Dendrobium anosmum var. giganteum, Philippine Orchids

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    Default Dendrobium anosmum var. giganteum, Philippine Orchids

    This variety of Dendrobium anosmum is said to be the largest.
    The canes will reach more than 1 meter in length with large flowers like medium-size Cattleya hybrids.
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    is it fragrant also Derek? I can see that its bigger than my anosmum.

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    WOah..thats big! Shucks..I thought I had all the anosmums..now I'll have to keep an eye out for this variety..is it a naturally occurring hybrid?

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    It is still fragrant.

    This variety is not a hybrid and it is a high altitude and slow growing type.

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    Such an amazing orchid! I had no idea they could get so large.

    Cheers,
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    Yes Derek, the flowers are huge!

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    I have seen this around here, the alba and common variation. Yes, the blooms are big!

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    Gracious and lovely! Big can definitely be better! AL

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    Thanks.

    Those are my lucky selections.

    Of all the Dendrobium anosmum sold in the flea market, I just notice the size of flowers and canes.

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