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Restrepia guttulata

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    Default Restrepia guttulata

    A totally different kind of orchid for me...no idea if I'm doing it right or if it just living off the ideal care it had at it previous owner's home:
    I don't know what I'm doing with this orchid beyond the basics so any tips are welcome! If something looks wrong with the plant please let me know.
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    Yeah, you caught me, they're not actually a sequence of the same flowers, but they're all on the same plant.
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    They may not be of the same flower, but they sure are pretty!

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    Wow, cool one!
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    Looks like you are doing things right for this one!

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    Restrepia...nice one by the way! I grow mine mounted on a cork slab with a moss pad over the roots. Bright but not full sun (25% sun about the level I grow Phals)...watered 3-4 X per week. Good humidity (60%) and good air movement.

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    Interesting blooms.

    Cheers,
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ron-NY View Post
    Restrepia...nice one by the way! I grow mine mounted on a cork slab with a moss pad over the roots. Bright but not full sun (25% sun about the level I grow Phals)...watered 3-4 X per week. Good humidity (60%) and good air movement.
    Thanks ron, coming from you that means a lot.

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    Just a little example of how a flash can fool you.
    Natural:

    With flash:

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    Wow, very different. I like it without the flash! The flash takes away its depth and lush color.

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