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Mutant Mendenhall!?

This is a discussion on Mutant Mendenhall!? within the Phalaenopsis, Oncidium, & Intergenerics IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Truly bizare! Looks like 2 weird petals, 2 mutant lips and one unfurled lip.....

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    Truly bizare! Looks like 2 weird petals, 2 mutant lips and one unfurled lip..

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    Aaron,

    Some flowers require good humidity to fully unfurl. That's commonly a problem with Miltoniopsis flowers. It could be contributing to your flower's opening, or it just could be some genetic weirdness with this bloom. You might want to mist some and see if it helps.

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    Poor lil' mutant, baby. LOL. He is still cute though because of his strangeness!

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    Yeah it's still cute! Don't worry Julie! The humidity here is about as high as it can be anywhere. I actually think that we are aound 90% right now! In fact I wish it were a little lower! I don't mind dry heat, but around here it can be like a sauna!

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    Yeah, I'd say it's not the lack of humidity!

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