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Masdevallia ignea

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    Default Masdevallia ignea

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    It really is the most stunning colour for a masdevallia - for any orchid in fact. Good tall spikes, and flowers almost 1 ½ inches across. I have never seen a plant with more than say 8 or 10 flowers on, although most mazzies will grow to specimen size - but a large one needs sunglasses !

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    I like the form of this one better than most Masd's.

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    Wonderful. Bravo.

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    Very nice Geoff! I can't keep masdevallia alive along with any others that need to be kept moist. In the process of killing some promenea right now.

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    Very elegant. Love the striking color Geoff.

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    looks almost plastic...so pretty.

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    beautiful color, thank you. - martha

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    I have been contemplating getting one of these to go with my other 2 masdevallias i am very tempted looking at yours is that the normal height and flower size for an ignea

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    Quote Originally Posted by kharma View Post
    I have been contemplating getting one of these to go with my other 2 masdevallias i am very tempted looking at yours is that the normal height and flower size for an ignea
    Absolutely typical.... Or to be a bit immodest - a bit better than some.

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    WOW! Just stunning. I love the brilliant color of this masdevallia orchid.

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