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Oncidium ornithorhynchum in full flower

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    My little Oncidium ornithorhynchum is now in full flower, some aren't quite fully open but they're nearly there, I am sorry for the picture quality I am really struggling to get decent photos. I cant detect much of a scent which is strange as I have read it is highly scented, my nose isn't the best though!
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    Carrie,

    She's a little beauty. I know it made your day to see her in full bloom like this.

    Congrats on a great growing job.


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    Wow carrie....the blooms remind me of Milt. Rosy Sunset, but I very much like the arrangement of the blooms on the infloresence. Very nice.

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    that is so beautiful, Carrie! I love the color and all the blooms.

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    Thanks everyone, I am so happy with it, I am sorry the photos don't really do it justice but the colours are accurate and I also love the cluster of blooms, I can now smell it its sorta sweet and spicy at the same time, there is a slight hint of a medicinal smell but its nice and certainly not over powering I have to get my nose up close to smell it, This is a first flowering for this one I bought it as a seedling in February so really wasn't expecting blooms this year and then when the original spike got stuck and broke I really thought I wasnt gonna see the blooms till next year. These beautiful plans are hardier than I ever dreamed they were. I really appreciate everyones kinds comments.

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    Very nice surprise. I think ornithoryncum is gorgeous. and despite of people doesn't like very much its scent, I love so much. I hope I get new blooms in next autumn.
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    I think the pic. quality is just fine,beautiful flowers!Love the color!

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    Congrats, Carrie! This is a real beauty! And so much wanted to make you happy! Sure loves you!!! Enjoy!

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    very nice Carrie...Mine is fragrant in full sunlight but not at the end of the day

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    Thanks Ron, yes the last couple of days it has developed its fragrance during the day and it is beautiful really sweet and florally, my husband likes the smell also and can be a bit funny with scented flowers.

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