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The chid from Hell

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    Default The chid from Hell

    I was so excited my Paph Luk Luk (stonei x niveum) was going to bloom. This one has been a royal pain, reluctant bloomer with many growths and never a spike. Well I got one deformed flower without a spike, just the ovary and flower sticking out of the crown. I took the picture and tore out this abomination

    Some of these cross sectional Paphs and an occasion complex seem prone to this. I am hoping that it will send up a normal spike from the same crown. If I didn't like the leaf pattern, this plant would have been history long ago.!!


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    Sad looking thing...well, better luck with the next bloom!

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    That is odd. Poor thing.

    Cheers,
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    Ah, poor little thing. Trying so hard to bloom, and then you don't like it. LOL

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    The pink color is pretty , poor baby, sorry it goofed up on you ..Gin

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    Aww don't be abusive to the poor thing...treat it like you would your other babies, this ones just a little special. It tried to make you happy...

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    I think you need to send it to me!!! I'll give it lots of tlc

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    So sad it didn't grow into a nice healthy bloom.

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    ...and remember, it's not an abomination---just 'bloom challenged'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by murgdan View Post
    ...and remember, it's not an abomination---just 'bloom challenged'.
    that is great. I will have to remember this one. lol!

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