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Psychopsis papilio var alba

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    Default Psychopsis papilio var alba

    This I bought as a seedling 3 or 4 years ago and it spiked last fall but didn't bloom to this spring. It has now developed 2 more spikes which are getting ready to bloom.


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    Wow, that's a very special positioning of the sepals.

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    beautiful one i gofta get an alba one day too

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    Good growing.
    Beautiful bloom but i do prefer the non alba's.

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    Very interesting. I don't remember seeing an alba papilio before.

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    ...now that's different. (I really need to get a psychopsis of any kind)

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    Oooh -- I've never seen an albino before.

    I picked up a psycho, I mean psychopsis at the Dallas show a couple of months ago -- mostly because my husband saw one in a display and thought both it and its name were really cool. It is spiking now -- I am holding my breath waiting for it to bloom.

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    Ron, please pm me with DETAILED growing conditions for your alba... mine will not spike. I have a var. alba and an aurea...

    Thanks,

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diane View Post
    Ron, please pm me with DETAILED growing conditions for your alba... mine will not spike. I have a var. alba and an aurea...

    Thanks,
    And, feel free to post the DETAILED instructions here too. I would like to know how you grow and bloom this one also.

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