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Maxillaria schunkeana

This is a discussion on Maxillaria schunkeana within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Not so long ago Natali posted some pics of this black beauty. I immediately went ...

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    Default Maxillaria schunkeana

    Not so long ago Natali posted some pics of this black beauty. I immediately went to check mine, if it already booming, but there was no blooming. Today I detected quite by accident this little black bloom, yay, I almost missed it as it was hidden among leaves and bulbs. Only one but very valuable to me:
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    I love maxies and that is no exception!!

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    I sit and look over each rack carefully and yet some get bloomed without me ever seeing buds. That flower would be a happy dance for me too...love the color!

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    Nice but shy flower.

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    So pretty, Branka. Glad you found it!!

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    Wow nice dark red color.

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    Hi Branka, it is a great achievement indeed. Can you share some tips on growing this particular orchid?

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    That is such a cool flower and soooo dark in color.

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    It may be small and shy, but it impresses me none the less for its deep color and that wonderful "eye". AL

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