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Pleione Berapi " Purple Sandpiper"

This is a discussion on Pleione Berapi " Purple Sandpiper" within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; After "going cooler" 18 months ago I started growing Pleiones again - they were actually ...

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    After "going cooler" 18 months ago I started growing Pleiones again - they were actually the first orchids I grew - getting on for 60 years ago - so the wheel has come full circle. I have got up to 40 or 50 different hybrids now , mostly just one of each kind, or maybe half a dozen tiny bulblets - but they do multiply if they like the conditions, so it does not take many years to get up to a decent potful. This hybrid is a case where I did buy 5 bulbs . Two of them show two flowers per stem ( not at all usual) . A good colour, and the flowers are nicely held up. I shall look forward to growing this lot into a larger panful, which couyd be quite stunning.

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    Rather stunning right now! That is such a beauty!

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    Looks very nice. Sad we can't grow them here

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    Beautiful! Wish I could grow in humid,warm conditions.

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    Jaw dropping! Great Photography!
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    So cool Geoff congrats.

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    Love the color. Great growing Geoff.

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