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Cymbidium atropurpureum

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    Default Cymbidium atropurpureum

    This is a highland cymbidium species. Very difficult to bloom at my place. This is only the second blooming in 5 years but the dark color is worth the wait.

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    Beautiful! The color reminds me of gingerbread...Betty

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    Quote Originally Posted by espranch View Post
    Beautiful! The color reminds me of gingerbread...Betty
    Glad you like it. Thanks for looking and commenting .

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    Salam, I do believe got a nice smell some described as coconut smell, can you explain it? how long the blooms may last?

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    Very pretty. I just love the cymbidiums.

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    Mabuhay!

    @mazlani...when you say highland does it mean "its a cold place"? though, congrats on the orchid. i love it

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    I love those colours, no wonder it is the brreding stock for so many warm blooming hybrids. Congrats you have a very healthy clump there !

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    Congrats Mazlan for blooming this beautiful Cymbidium. Your patience has really paid off. I saw some being sold in the Cameron Highlands but never been brave enough to try growing them in the lowlands.

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    Orchids teach patience and your patience certainly paid off with this cymbidium orchid. WOW! So pretty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mujacko2002 View Post
    Mabuhay!

    @mazlani...when you say highland does it mean "its a cold place"? though, congrats on the orchid. i love it
    Yes, I got it from Cameron Highland which is quite "cold" compared to my sea level location.

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