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    First time bloomer for me with two spikes and 7 flowers each. Its been 2 weeks and the blooms are still on which is good despite the rain doing its best to smash them to smithereens. We've been experiencing torrential downpours in West Malaysia for the last 2 weeks and they are quite violent and occasionally you'll walk out after a downpour and see plants with broken stems, flower stalks etc..

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    Very beautiful Gavin hope your orchids hold up!

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    Thanks Shane! They're tough fellas, Im sure they will be fine!

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    Congrats Gavin I think this specie is very tough after "hujan ribut" your blossoms still ok where do you put this beauty in your garden? Apparently in Melaka very hot for the past 2 weeks.

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    Well I put this one in my indoor courtyard which has some protection by way of the 50% netting I have covering the courtyard and the potted plants its hanging under..its been terribly hot in Ipoh too but punctuated by severe thunderstorms. My Phal Valentinii is truly hardy though as I left it outside under direct sun and rain and its now doing very very well, with 5 spikes and loads of blooms.

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    Those are so nice. I'm glad the storms didn't damage them. Good luck with the weather!

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    Thanks Patty!

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    lovely and not often seen!

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    I have been trying to get this for a while now. Still no luck. Yours is very nice. Thanks for sharing Gavin.

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