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Maxillaria tenuifolia

This is a discussion on Maxillaria tenuifolia within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I finally got blooms out of this one, but only two. Posted via Mobile Device...

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    Default Maxillaria tenuifolia

    I finally got blooms out of this one, but only two.
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    It looks like you got good size flowers for a Maxillaria tenuifolia. Love the shape and crimson coloration on this. AL

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    Nice one and big clump too.

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    It is a big clump and the flowers were a bit larger than I expected...just disappointed that I only got two blooms.
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    Hey Jason, I think it's wonderful that you got a couple of blooms! Don't worry...You'll get more...Betty

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    Quote Originally Posted by cakedaddy View Post
    It is a big clump and the flowers were a bit larger than I expected...just disappointed that I only got two blooms.
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    Ours does the same thing, Jason. Not sure why. Don't you love the fragrance though!?! Beautiful orchid.

    cheers,
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    Congratulations! Well done. I agree with Bruce for some reason they are stingy bloomers--at least mine is. Last year I had only 2 or 3 blooms. One nice thing about the blooms is they last a long time. You may be suprised with more blooms as the season progersses. Good Growing! A lot of people who grow them don't get 1 bloom let alone 2.

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    Cin can make you jealous later when hers blooms, Jason. Mine hasn't bloomed yet this year but I typically only get two or three blooms as well. Just enjoy the scent.

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    Yes, I do love the fragrance! And I was very surprised at how long the blooms lasted!
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    Jason, those two blooms are big enough to count for more, anyway! And the color is so vivid - gorgeous!

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