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Encyclia Cochleata (Five Spikes Plus)

This is a discussion on Encyclia Cochleata (Five Spikes Plus) within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Last year these air born Octopus's bloomed for 10 months straight (I kid you not). ...

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    Default Encyclia Cochleata (Five Spikes Plus)

    Last year these air born Octopus's bloomed for 10 months straight (I kid you not). The first active spike on this orchid this year started about three months ago. Five spikes blooming or near blooming and two more immatyre spikes coming up besides. This is becoming a "old reliable". AL

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    Wow! very impressive!

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    Congrats really nice one great photo Al maybe your new camera?

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    No, old camera, better photogragher maybe....................AL

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    Excellent! Mine has been struggling from a near death experience. Be a number of years yet I suspect before I see blooms.

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    Bravo! A very well cared for orchid for sure!

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    great!!! does yours have any scent? i see listings for them saying with, and without...

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    I don't believe so coeruleo.................................AL

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    beautiful job, I love these the flowers last forever, a lot of character for a small bloom

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    Gosh, not only reliable, but a very interesting bloom! Thanks for sharing.

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