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Encyclia alata

This is a discussion on Encyclia alata within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I have had this plant for a couple years and it hasn't bloomed since it ...

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    Cool Encyclia alata

    I have had this plant for a couple years and it hasn't bloomed since it arrived at my house. It has grown a new huge pbulb and the spike is a nice one with lots of blooms. The flowers smell like a big frosty mug of root beer.

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    ...well and the construction continues. I have been sleeping the weekends away as the entire mess is wearing me out. Hopefully our normal boring life will be back soon so I can get back to enjoying everyone's orchids! Miss you all...all least the orchids continue to bud and spike like crazy. I have another Encyclia spiking that puts this one to shame with it's 6 spikes! Can't wait for that one to bloom out...

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    Wow I can see so many flower with brilliant color Congrats Connie.

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    I love encyclias and yours is beautiful. I love that big flower spike. The little phal next to it is very pretty also.

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    Oh Connie, that is amazing! Love all of the blooms on this orchid. It certainly bloomed for you this time!

    cheers,
    BD

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    I'm jealous, as mine isn't large enough to flower yet. Good growing, Connie! Betty

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    Thanks everyone! I'm a thorough Encyclia lover these days. The size of the pbulbs this year has been exciting. And the color of the flowers on this one was a nice suprise.

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    So beautiful. Love the colour and the lines on the lip.

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    What a beauty. Love the color.

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    Love it! Looks like root beer too!
    Yummy plant should I eat it or not??
    Alex

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    I love it, Connie. This one i gotta smell!!!

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