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Papilionanthe teres

This is a discussion on Papilionanthe teres within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Initially I was offered to take this species but I rejected after explained many time ...

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    Default Papilionanthe teres

    Initially I was offered to take this species but I rejected after explained many time by the vendor then I took, attempted many time to flower always failed due to yellow beetles. broken spike and finally rewarded me with cool white color.
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    This is so lovely Zain.

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    Perseverance paid off! As Sheryl said, Lovely!

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    Beautiful flower! How big does the plant get?

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    Thanks Sheryl and Harvey.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris in Hamilton View Post
    Beautiful flower! How big does the plant get?
    Can reach up to 8 ------9 feet. Basically they are very small plant but need to stack very fast growing plant in optimal condition.

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    Very nice Alba form Dr.Zainal

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    Very nice Zainal. Not usually seen in collections nowadays. This specimen would make a very good parent for crossing with the modern vandas.

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    Well worth the work to get it to bloom Zain!

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    Very Nice! (glad we don't have those yellow beetles over here)

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    Nice... Papilionanthes love full sun and lots of water and fertilizer.

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