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Brassidium Shooting Star 'Black Gold'

This is a discussion on Brassidium Shooting Star 'Black Gold' within the Phalaenopsis, Oncidium, & Intergenerics IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Another fairly large plant that is easy to bloom. It usually blooms in the late ...

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    Default Brassidium Shooting Star 'Black Gold'

    Another fairly large plant that is easy to bloom. It usually blooms in the late Spring and then again in the late Fall if it is making more than one new lead at a time. The smell is strange and hard to describe. Plastic, maybe?
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    Looks difficult, lol, but fabulous! I love the star shape and frilly lip. Very pretty.
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    Those Big Ole Yellow Stars too pretty !!!!
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    Very nice. How big are the blooms?

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    That looks huge! Nice bloom!

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    They're about 4.5" long. Thanks!



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    Very nice. How big are the blooms?

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    This is one of the easiest for me to bloom, also. I just had a spike finish up in mid-may on my 2-lead growth plant. And now it has a new spike which is a foot long and should bloom in a month. And I've just noticed another spike which is 4 inches long. A quality cross altogether. Everyone: "A quality cross". I love how they change color over time.

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    The smell is strange and hard to describe. Plastic, maybe
    Finally! Someone who thinks that too
    That is how I perceive the scent of my NOID brassidium. I could not properly identify the scent, it smells like brand new plastic containers out of the box or someone making generic candles.

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    It's wonderful! Judi

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