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Milt. Steve Skoien 'Poetry in Pink', AM/AOS

This is a discussion on Milt. Steve Skoien 'Poetry in Pink', AM/AOS within the Phalaenopsis, Oncidium, & Intergenerics IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I have been into Miltonias since I brought back some from Hawaii last year, but ...

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    Default Milt. Steve Skoien 'Poetry in Pink', AM/AOS

    I have been into Miltonias since I brought back some from Hawaii last year, but I waited to make sure that I could grow them before I jumped on the expansion. Since I have bloomed one (Rene Komada), and other one has lots of spikes coming, I decided it was time.

    I received this plant (together with other 3 miltonias) in spike (6 of them) last week. I sure hope the newer spikes can speed up and bloom together.
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    Beautiful blooms! I love the markings.

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    You can grow those in Texas? I thought they only liked cool growing conditions? Hmm, if yours do well I may have to get some. I've wanted a few of the pansy orchids for awhile. And that is very very pretty! Lucky You!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cjcorner View Post
    You can grow those in Texas? I thought they only liked cool growing conditions?
    Connie,
    I bring them inside when it gets warm outside (80 degree), only bring them outside in late Oct. To my surprise, they are doing fine for me. There are also a couple of them are more heat tolerent, such as Rene Komoda and santanaei. But I still don't let them stay outside if it's higher than 85.

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    A beautiful and fitting tribute . Is she fragrant?

    Susan

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    Gosh, that is so pretty! Nice growing!!

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    Thanks, guys!
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    Is she fragrant?
    Yes, very fragrant in the morning, but fades almost to none when I get home from work.

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    Just beautiful!

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    Oh wow !! Can I have the last picture in good resolution. (Nothing commercial, only for me to drool on LOL)

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