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Leptotes bicolor

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    Default Leptotes bicolor

    Miniature, cool to hot growing epiphyte native to southern Brazil: the seedpods were once used to flavor ice cream:
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    It's a very cute miniature.

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    Love the flower shape, very cool!

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    amazing as always

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    I love these little guys!

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    I love the close-up pictures. One of my favorites, too.

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    This orchid bloom appears to have such movement in your photos. Like it is having fun on a swing. So pretty.

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    Branka,

    Very good photographs, I would love to know what equipment and lighting situation you used. Again, a stunning photo.

    On a recent trip with my wife after Christmas, I came so close to getting a Leototes bicoler, but went with about 5 other mini's. Now I wish I had picked up one of thee too. That is one beautiful flower. About how long does it last?

    Thank you for your time.

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    Phillip, this one is a reall beauty, indeed! Pure white & purple red combination makes it even more attractive. The flower lasts about 10-14 days.
    I hope you manage to get this one as soon as possible

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