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Oncidium 'Sharry Baby'

This is a discussion on Oncidium 'Sharry Baby' within the Phalaenopsis, Oncidium, & Intergenerics IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I hope I have the name correctly spelled, etc. Please correct me if wrong, so ...

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    Default Oncidium 'Sharry Baby'

    I hope I have the name correctly spelled, etc. Please correct me if wrong, so I can correct my records. I have seen the name written several ways.

    This crazy plant is about 2' tall and the spike, if held up straight is 57" tall! I counted at least 120 buds before it bloomed, so it's really hard to get any sort of picture of it, but it's so pretty.

    I've a a picture of it in spike and a couple in bloom.
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    Very nice! I am jealous!

    Mine is about the same size, grew 2 new pb's this season, but no spikes yet. I have not seen flowers on this orchid yet!

    And yes, I think that is the correct spelling.

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    Wow such a looonnngg stemmed bloom.

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    Oh, I bet your house smells amazing right now - love the chocolate/vanilla scent of this one!!

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    Lovely well grown Onc Sharry Baby! Don't you just love that chocolate scent?

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    It's an amazing plant, but I don't so much feel I can take any credit for it - it was a big happy plant when I bought it for $7 at a nursery last spring (the blooms were nearly done, it was obviously a section of a much larger plant and had roots for 2 or 3 plants!). I've just kept it going as it was and am very much enjoying it. When I brought it home, it had that wonderful smell, I'm not so much smelling it now - does it need more light? heat? My sense of smell isn't great though, so that's not why I grow orchids. The flowers just started opening two/three days ago.

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    Beautiful! Love the fragrance too!

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    WOW I want one of these!

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    That is beautiful. I bought one about a month ago - blooming size it said. LOL, the whole thing is maybe 6" tall. But it is a healthy little thing.

    I can't wait for mine to bloom and be as beautiful as yours!

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    It's so beautiful!! On my wish list now.
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