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Mtssa. Shelob 'Okika'

This is a discussion on Mtssa. Shelob 'Okika' within the Phalaenopsis, Oncidium, & Intergenerics IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This is another favorite of mine because of the form, color and patterning of the ...

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    Default Mtssa. Shelob 'Okika'

    This is another favorite of mine because of the form, color and patterning of the bloom. I also like that it has varigated foliage. It does not send up large spikes and usually has only 2 to 5 blooms per spike---at least for me. It is a young plant and only the second bloom for it. It had two spikes but unfortunately the one with 4 buds on it dried up-- so this year I have to settle for two blooms. Does anyone else grow this one and get larger spikes with higher flower count?

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    Such lovely orchid. You sure do have very beautiful orchids.

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    what an awesome name! looks like the big ol' spider herself! yuck...disgusting thing....awesome flower though

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    The colors on this are amazing! I like the way the colors on the lip exactly match the colors on the petals.

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    Looks like it is miltassia season! Can anyone tell as to what triggers the blooms in a miltassia?

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    very nice Bill, one of my favorites too.

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    Love the dark color on this orchid bloom, Bill. Very pretty!!

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