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Here's a curious little lovely - Octomeria gehrtii

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    Default Here's a curious little lovely - Octomeria gehrtii

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Size:  96.5 KBHas the delightful habit of repeat flowering from each little cane, year after year after year... other orchids, please copy !
    Flowers only a few mm across - say 7mm or thereabouts. I hang it up, above my head, and can then look up and see all the flowers ( the first pic is taken looking up to the plant ).
    Its a vague relative of cattleyas - of course you knew that !

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    Beautiful little crystals!

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    Delightful little thing - never heard of it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by catttan View Post
    Delightful little thing - never heard of it!
    +1

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    This is new to me too! Wish my orchids would copy this one's behavior. hahaha...

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    Adorable! I love those little clusters of blooms.

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    Cute little flowers....

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    So cute! Beautiful. Reminds me of a dendrobium, somehow.

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