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    Last year I was sad because there were no flowers, but this year I am so happy....
    Should be the first time bloomer last year, but just while I was waiting the flower to be opened, they were getting dry.
    When I asked for some advices, I was advices by Tom:
    "This species will blast the buds if you keep the plant too moist...When the plant is budding, keep the plant drier than normal(yeah, it sounds a bit crazy/not logical) and do not let the flower buds get wet."
    This year I took your advice Tom and here are some beautiful flowers. Tnx Tom!
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    Congrats! These are beautiful!! Nice growing

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    Magnificent, Branka!

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    Wonderful photography Branka! I am glad Tom's advice worked out so well. That's a beautiful yellow with a lip that looks finely etched. AL
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    see what i mean!? its strange, and the name is awesome! your collection is a gem in itself Branka!

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    Congrats! It is a great species.

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    Thanks for sharing with I never seen or heard about this beauty.

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    Beautiful. Love the concolor yellow.

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    Such beauty and love the colour too.

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    So beautiful.... thanks for sharing.

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