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While doing some work around the yard, we needed to bring this orchid in so it would not get damaged. The shoot was over4 feet long!
-- Pam grows 'em - I cook 'em...... Melbourne, Fl
Harold and Pam
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posted 09-23-2011 07:44 PM
Neat! I don’t know this plant, but it looks really interesting.
-- jroot ....... Southern Ontario .......... grow zone 5A ...................."Gardening is an exercise in optimism." ....... . . Author Unknown
4312 posts in 2176 dayshardiness zone 5b
posted 09-25-2011 06:56 PM
What a beauty! I grew a Dendrobium orchid on my balcony when I lived in San Francisco. When it became too cool outside, I would bring it in, but it absolutely thrived in the moist climate with very little care. If I remember correctly, the blooms would remain for more than a month. I always had to prop up the little pot it grew in so that the long stalks of flowers wouldn’t tip it over. My plant had yellow blooms though, instead of white.
-- "...I have nothing against authorities as such; I am only in favor of putting a question mark after just about everything they say." Ruth Stout
3811 posts in 2543 dayshardiness zone 5a
posted 09-26-2011 11:32 AM
Amazing flower!! And beautiful. You have the perfect set-up there for Pam’s flowers. And when they are outside, hanging from the trees, look so natural.
BTW, how was the tomato crop this year? :)
-- 'To plant a Garden is to believe in Tomorrow'
posted 10-02-2011 06:47 PM
Soon I”ll post the new patio area that we built which includes the original home of this plant. We moved it to build the patio
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