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Oncidium Wildcat (Colmanara Wildcat)

This is a discussion on Oncidium Wildcat (Colmanara Wildcat) within the Phalaenopsis, Oncidium, & Intergenerics IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I bought this oncidium for a whooping $1! Back in the beginning of June I ...

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    Smile Oncidium Wildcat (Colmanara Wildcat)

    I bought this oncidium for a whooping $1! Back in the beginning of June I was perusing some orchids at the nursery of a local retail store when the manager comes up to me and says, "If you're interested in this one, I'll give it to you for a $1. It's dried out and dying." It was one of those orchids-in-a-bag, so I couldn't really tell how bad of a condition it was in. But for $1, I could not resist.
    One of the older pbulbs was shriveled up, but the rest of the plant was in PERFECT condition. And to my surprise, it was in spike
    I think I should be seeing some blooms within the next week or two.
    Here's a pic:


    I'll keep you guys updated!

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    Good deal! And look at all the buds on that spike! What perfume were you wearing when that manager came around??

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    Great deal. I love it when the GC or owner says its dying just because its a bit shriveled and they know no better than to give it away or sell it for next to nothing. Great bargain especially with a spike

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    Quote Originally Posted by panam View Post
    Good deal! And look at all the buds on that spike! What perfume were you wearing when that manager came around??
    LOLOLOL! I think it was bug spray with a hint of sweat and sun screen. I guess I should patent that scent. LOLOLOLOLOL!

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    Wow. That's a good deal. Maybe you can sent me the recipe of that perfume. Perhaps it will help.

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    What a deal, and what a spike!

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    Wonderful orchid deal and pretty blooms!

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    Glad you got a good deal & saved that orchid! Now you will have a reward in the form of a beautiful spray of flowers! Congratulations...Betty :-)

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    That's daylight 'robbery'! A great steal for $1!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mmursuli View Post
    I bought this oncidium for a whooping $1! Back in the beginning of June I was perusing some orchids at the nursery of a local retail store when the manager comes up to me and says, "If you're interested in this one, I'll give it to you for a $1. It's dried out and dying." It was one of those orchids-in-a-bag, so I couldn't really tell how bad of a condition it was in. But for $1, I could not resist.
    One of the older pbulbs was shriveled up, but the rest of the plant was in PERFECT condition. And to my surprise, it was in spike
    I think I should be seeing some blooms within the next week or two.
    Here's a pic:


    I'll keep you guys updated!
    Well. Any flowers out yet
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