Reedstem Epidendrum

bayard(zone 6 / NJ)February 9, 2009

This is one of the newer, compact types from CalOrchid:

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Sheila(8b SW Texas)

Wow, love the color & that fringed lip! How tall is the plant?

    Bookmark   February 10, 2009 at 11:24AM
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bayard(zone 6 / NJ)

granniek - The plant is one foot high. With the inflorescense it is 24 inches tall.

    Bookmark   February 10, 2009 at 6:52PM
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tommyr_gw

Gorgeous! I bought a new one today, looks like a "fiery reed".

    Bookmark   February 10, 2009 at 9:14PM
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ifraser25(z11 Brazil)

That's a splendid example. These modern hybrids are doing more for orchid growing than almost anything else. They are so tough and adaptable.

    Bookmark   February 22, 2009 at 10:49PM
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bayard(zone 6 / NJ)

Thanks for your comments! This plant received a Highly Commended Certificate (HCC) of 78 points from the AOS last week at the Mid-Atlantic judging center.

    Bookmark   February 23, 2009 at 4:42PM
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