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Tolumnia Genting Orange

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    Default Tolumnia Genting Orange

    i bought this a few months back, a spike just starting. it took a while, but it eventually decided to keep growing and bloomed. the flowers opened a brilliant yellow, but a few days later a nice orange color seeped into the lips. the plant seems well grown, but seems to be a smaller growing plant than my others. fingers crossed it makes it through winter!
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    Looks very nice. thanks for sharing

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    Nice striking color!!

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    Bold coloring on your cute little Tolumnia orchid! I've never had much luck with these. Nice growing!

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    That is so cute! But why do you say you hope it survives winter? Does it have a bad root system? If you are worried about it being a weak plant, it's probably best to cut the flowers off so it can save its energy,

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    i'm going to leave it outdoors this winter. we don't usually get frost here. my other tolumnias i usually keep indoors the first winter to let them establish, but this one i will allow to stay outside. unless we have some freak cold weather.

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    very nice color,

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    Nice!

    I wish mine would spike.

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    Lovely blooms like the deep maroon on the center.

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    Wow! beautiful

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