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Phal. Joy Micholuedde

This is a discussion on Phal. Joy Micholuedde within the Phalaenopsis, Oncidium, & Intergenerics IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I hate flowers that point down. This phal is mounted on a clay jug. It ...

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    Default Phal. Joy Micholuedde

    I hate flowers that point down. This phal is mounted on a clay jug. It has 8 little flower spikes. But every flower that opens is pointing downward. It makes it impossible to display. Very frustrating.
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    Imaginative mount. I assume you fill the jug with water?




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    Love all the blooms on this phal.

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    Lovely phal. Very well grown plant and obviously very happy with all those spikes.

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    Wonderful flowers! AL

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    Quote Originally Posted by pavel View Post
    Imaginative mount. I assume you fill the jug with water?



    Yes, I keep the jug full of water that seeps through the clay. I also mist the plant every morning.

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    What a great idea! I love this - and such a pretty orchid.

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    Nice mount, at the Portland fall AOS members meeting and show there was a similar concept (an olla) of a clay mount that looked like a little tree that was hollow that you filled with water, i bought one from the lady and have attached a Cattleya orpetii to it wec'll
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    That is nature for most of the phal species, I was told by my friends during buds time if we spraying with mineral/ ion Calcium such as Calcium chloride/gluconate the flower will point upwards it's happen to Phaius trankervillae so far I never try it maybe we can try as experiment.

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    Very beautiful Phal, Ed, very well grown. Congratulations.

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