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Lepanthes polytricha

This is a discussion on Lepanthes polytricha within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I am stoked this little guy opened. I thought for sure it had blasted as ...

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    I am stoked this little guy opened. I thought for sure it had blasted as the bud was quite red. I am still fairly new at Lepanthes and I was told that red buds meant blast. hmm go figure.
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    woo hoo! good growing! great picture! I've been telling myself that the day I get a Lepanthes is the day I kick myself out. But.... that one's a real cutie!!! help!

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    LOL! I really like Lepanthes, the only drawback imo is the flower size. I really wish they had big flowers.

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    that's a very intricate...err, whatever the hell that is. sepals?

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    way cool, forrest!

    how big is the entire plant/leaf? what size is the flower? what kind of grower is it? can i have it? (thought i would sneak that last one in there )

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    LOL! The leaf is just a nudge over an inch at its widest part. The flower is tiny, I have been grwoing it intermediate to cool. No

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