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My new zygopetalum ...?

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    Default My new zygopetalum ...?

    Hi everebody I just got home with my new conquest .
    I'm happy like a child....and happy to share it with you.

    I know is a zygopetalum but don't know more then that....any idea on the complete ID?
    It has a delicate scent like a flowery eau de cologne...

    The photo it's not great but I couldn't wait until daylight tomorrow.

    Is it a difficult plant for a beginner ?...and not even the best of the class....
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    ooh, thats very pretty, i like it alot.

    if you don't mind, can we see a shot of the whole plant, too?

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    Hi Breeze! Congrats on the zygo--I have considered trying them too. They sure are pretty!
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    Lovely, I have one in bloom now, and the fragrance is wonderful!

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    Here is the whole plant, I bought it in a small flower shop...not specialized or something but it looks very healthy it also has a couples of new grows...
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    thanks! i know some people couldn't care less about the leaves, but i really like seeing the whole plant.

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    That's a beautiful variation of color on that flower, very pretty. Zygo's aren't all that hard to care for. At least from what I have experienced. The ones that I have are a little wierd... if you catch them at right part of the day they smell like poison. Very wierd! Congrats on your new find

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    A beautiful bloom!!! Lovely dark colours - the 'blue' lip and dark tepals are striking features... not to mention the scent! Yum!

    As far as the name is concerned... these group have been hybridised a fair amount as well... so you've got a choice between any of the hybrids including Artur Elle; Titanic; Helen-ku.

    Good growing and enjoy the flowers and scent...

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    the basic culture for these is:--
    1)Shade
    2)moisture , keep moist all year
    3)cool - cold

    I am looking after about 140 for my son and they are under two shelves of odonts which are under 70% shade cloth . This might give you an idea of where and how I growing them.

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    Hi Breeze! Very pretty purple bloom!

    Cheers!
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