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Oncidium Ornithorhynchum

This is a discussion on Oncidium Ornithorhynchum within the Phalaenopsis, Oncidium, & Intergenerics IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Oh my Marissa, that's wonderful and fragrant too, what a find! Congrats...

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    Oh my Marissa, that's wonderful and fragrant too, what a find! Congrats

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    It is beautiful I can see why you could not resist it.
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    What a beauty! It has so many flowers on it too! Lucky you, I can see why that one followed you home.
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    Good find Marissa! I have a Oncidium Ornithorhynchum also, and I really love it - its a vigorous grower and puts out tons of new growth all the time - just give it good light and feep on the fertilizer!

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    Quote Originally Posted by cindiras View Post
    Well, the buds are kinda finch beak shaped, but I don't see anything bird-beaked about the flowers. Marissa, how would you describe the fragrance?
    I'm not really good at describing but it smells lemony and Johnson's baby powder scent.

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    Interestingly there is another thread regarding the highly fragrant Sharry Baby and this species is in Sharry Baby which is why Sharry baby has such a strong scent as well.

    Lovely plant well worth it's space in any collection. Enjoy

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    I need to add some pages to my wishlist I think.
    It's such a pretty onc. Wonderful.

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    Glad you guys like it, there were a lot of them at the show and the others have white flowers. I immediately grab this one which was the last one left because it has more p-bulbs compared to the same plant from other vendors for the same price. Plus the vendor was very nice and took his time to answer all my questions and telling me how to take care of the other chids that I bought from him.


    Quote Originally Posted by Becky15349 View Post
    Good find Marissa! I have a Oncidium Ornithorhynchum also, and I really love it - its a vigorous grower and puts out tons of new growth all the time - just give it good light and feep on the fertilizer!
    How often should I water? , I have it inside on top of water and stones in fine bark.

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