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Restrepia contorta

This is a discussion on Restrepia contorta within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I grow over a dozen of Restrepia species. I like them but I rarely take ...

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    Default Restrepia contorta

    I grow over a dozen of Restrepia species. I like them but I rarely take photos of them. I've found it is difficult to get a good photo of them.

    Maurice posted his...here is mine, a different color form. The actual color is darker.
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    holy cow! awesome!

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    Tom, they just keep getting better and better. Love this one!

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    An amazing photo of an amazing flower!
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    These are interesting...how are they grown? Do they like it warm?

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    Gosh, I need a 'LUV' button for this orchid. LIKE is not strong enough. So beautiful.

    cheers,
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    That is an awesome flower! What size is the bloom?

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    I love it! Fantastic bloom. If Aliens don't look like this, they should. AL

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    Thanks.

    I grow this one intermediateor cool side of intermediate. Some Restrepia can be grown under warmer condition.
    The flower on this one is about 1.25-1.5" long (roughly), plant is about 3" tall

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    another orchid I have never seen. It is beautiful and so unique! Love it!

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