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Turn to the DARK side!

This is a discussion on Turn to the DARK side! within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Maxillaria variabilis dark form Color actually came out quite true. The gleam deep inside the ...

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    Maxillaria variabilis dark form



    Color actually came out quite true. The gleam deep inside the flower's throat is light glancing off what I assume is a globule of nectar? Got this one in trade last October.

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    WOW---that is incredible! Looks sugar-coated too!

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    Amazing, I love it!

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    That's a lovely dark color, Pavel! Could you show the size of your plant? I just got a varabilis seedling and am curious how large it will be before it blooms.

    Maxillaria variabilis typically has a red and a yellow color form. I got a seedling of a cross between a red parent and a yellow parent, and the first sibling bloomed a lovely orange. I'm dying to know what my lil' tyke will be.

    McJulie

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    Ummm looks good enough to eat!

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    Very Pretty.
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    That IS dark. Very cool.

    Cheers,
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    it will be difficult to stay on good side of the force

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    Here's a pic of the plant for ya Julie. It's in a 3" pot


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    Oh cool! Thanks, Pavel! Mine's not very large, but it already has 4 small growths, 3 with 6" leaves.

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