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Phal aphrodite

This is a discussion on Phal aphrodite within the Phalaenopsis, Oncidium, & Intergenerics IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This guy is blooming again after a six month rest. Often mistaken for Phal amabilis, ...

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    Default Phal aphrodite

    This guy is blooming again after a six month rest. Often mistaken for Phal amabilis, this species is a cornerstone in most of the line breeding of large white Phalaenopsis.

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    Its gorgeous! I hope my whit Phal blooms again some day.

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    It is beautiful Julie! My white phal that has survived root rot leaving one live root (overwatering before I got it) has put out 2 new leaves. I carried it outside every night to chill it for the month of November and now waiting for (hopefully) a spike.

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    Very nice!

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    Pretty! McJulie! And why do you pick this phal? It's white!
    Cheers. Hoa.

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    Lovely! That beautiful throat reminds me of a large mouth bass I caught once. That's a compliment BTW

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    Large mouth? Is this yet some new way to say I talk too much?

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    It 's beautiful McJ.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Piper View Post
    Large mouth? Is this yet some new way to say I talk too much?

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    LOL! Nah, it really is a type of bass. And that angle of the bloom throat looks just like the throat and gills of a fine bass. Personally, McWordy, I've never seen you with your mouth open THAT wide, so I'm at a loss to compare. Hence the description applies to the flower, unless you'd like to compete.

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