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Why Did I Do This!

This is a discussion on Why Did I Do This! within the Phalaenopsis, Oncidium, & Intergenerics IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; While at a Big Box Store yesterday, they had just brought out several racks of ...

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    While at a Big Box Store yesterday, they had just brought out several racks of orchids for Valentine's Day. I love the yellow chids and they had these two...of course, they are grown by large wholesale growers and never have name tags.... So if anyone knows who they are, I know you'll let me know! The GH is filled to capacity...so why did I do this!!!!?????

    I must also say the photographic color rendering is off...sorry

    This has a purple lip






    This has more of an orange blush lip




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    Nice phal! I ask myself that question all time. Just this morning I said, "Why did I take those 7 NOID phals from my boss!"

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    Great yellows Howard

    I never ask myself that question; usually my wife beats me to it

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    Howard, the whole sale grower's name is probably going to be wiped out of the post up there. I took a picture of my noid Zygo and e-mailed it to the wholesaler grower/breeder in TX and he e-mailed the name back to me. You should try that.

    http://www.rv-orchidworks.com/orchid...use#post125120

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    Thanks, Joe. I already wrote to them...waiting to see if they'll take the time to respond.

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    I hope they do. It is a beautiful orchid.

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    Not to stray too far from the thread...well, it is my thread...but Joe, where is McHenry Co? Close to Chicago?

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    Howard, I live in Cary, about 60 miles out northwest of the City. Joe

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    Howard hope you can ID them.! The first one is quite nice!

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    I cant help with the names, but I love the splashes of color on the edges of the petals and sepals on that first one.

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