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Encyclia cochleata

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    Talking Encyclia cochleata

    I visited the North of England Orchid show in Cheshire last year and was so taken with this Encylia I just had to have it. The blooms remind me of little octopus. Needless to say I was overjoyed to get it blooming again, even if it was 17 months later. Even more unusual is I actually know the name of this orchid, instead of the noids I normally bring home!
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    I like that one neat blooms ,very different color and shape . Thanks for posting it . Gin

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    they have a nice fragrance as well

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    Beautiful
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    Oh, that is great!

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    Lovely, lovely. Congrats on getting it to bloom.

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    Very, very nice. I love the deep shade contrasted with the green.

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    Judging by the number of buds, you have one happy plant there, Steve! I'm hoping mine will do so well!

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    Just an update on the shoal of octopus! (don't know if shoal is the correct term)
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    Correct or not - WHAT a show! Bravo! Good growing.

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