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Drymoda siamensis

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    Default Drymoda siamensis

    I was waiting for 3 years to see this tiny flower: last year there was a flower spike, but it withered away, even before the flower opened. A month ago was the same - it had a flower spike, but it withered away again.... I thought I'm gonna cry
    But I noticed another spike and this one managed to bloom, I'm so hapy, hapy
    It is a miniature orchid endemic to North Thailand and Laos. Flower is about 1,5 cm wide and bulbos are extremely wrinkled and flattened:
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    glad it finally bloomed for you....such a cool looking flower...unique growth as well..

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    Beautiful complex bloom.

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    Congrats, I can see why you were so excited, very interesting bloom and growth!

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    Interesting looking bloom....

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    Thank goodness it finally bloomed correctly for you. It is so beautiful!!

    Cheers,
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    Branka: This is the kind of plant that has to practice to get it perfect...... It took three years, but it finally succeeded. Look at it from the orchid's point of view and you should understand how much work you both went through. More reason to feel PROUD! AL

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    Congrats, Branka. You truly have been rewarded for your patience.

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    What a unique bloom!! Congrats Branka.

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    Congrats Branka, lovely and unique.Zain

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