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    Default Vanda foetida

    Just opened few days ago the smell is awesome and I wondering why the Blue Bottle fly love it very odd.
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    And yet one more spectacular Vanda species by Zain!

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    Beautiful! The flies appreciate a beautiful orchid too.


    Susan

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    Beautiful colors and shape Zain, the flies must enjoy the smell as much as you do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Keysguy View Post
    And yet one more spectacular Vanda species by Zain!
    Thanks Leigh really appreciate it

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    Quote Originally Posted by orchidlady View Post
    Beautiful! The flies appreciate a beautiful orchid too.


    Susan
    Ha ha not only flies but the fruit flies too both enjoying the scent there thanks Susan

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    Quote Originally Posted by JDT View Post
    Beautiful colors and shape Zain, the flies must enjoy the smell as much as you do.
    Ha ha I agree with you Jack I love the scent too one of the nice species in my collection sadly flowering one or twice a year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zainal abidin View Post
    Thanks Leigh really appreciate it

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    Ha ha not only flies but the fruit flies too both enjoying the scent there thanks Susan

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    Ha ha I agree with you Jack I love the scent too one of the nice species in my collection sadly flowering one or twice a year.
    Once or even twice a year is a good thing for this one

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    Quote Originally Posted by JDT View Post
    Once or even twice a year is a good thing for this one
    Good Jack I agree with you rather than nothing at least I'm enjoying his beauties.

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    Wow that's a beauty! I love the soft colors on this one.

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    Nice one, Zainal! I was told they smell like creosote.

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    Such a pretty bloom. It is weird that the flies like it. Is it an unpleasant fragrance?


    cheers,
    BD

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