About time the darned thing bloomed again

paul_(z5 MI)February 7, 2008

It's been what, a whole 3 months since I last had a bloom on it to show? Although this time it was my fault -- snapped two successive spikes as I tried to guide them into a better growing position (they were insisting one growing in directions that simply wouldn't work ... like back through the glass of the tank) finally had one make it. Only got one flower this time but it displayed well. Didn't even remove it from the terr to take the pic.

Paphinia Majestic

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That is just so awsome! I would have gone into a deep depression if I had broken one spike! Just kidding.....

    Bookmark   February 7, 2008 at 7:54PM
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whitecat8(z4 MN)

Striking. Looks like a starfish on 'roids. Whitecat8

    Bookmark   February 8, 2008 at 2:27PM
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White Cat - LOL! It does!!! What a marvelous flower!

    Bookmark   February 8, 2008 at 3:28PM
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aachenelf z5 Mpls

Outstanding! I agree, that is a starfish.


    Bookmark   February 9, 2008 at 11:40AM
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Sheila(8b SW Texas)

Very pretty! I just bought one of these at the WOC. It's only two bulbs so it'll obviously be some time before I see the pretty blooms. Are they good growers or sloooooow?

Sheila :)

    Bookmark   February 9, 2008 at 9:27PM
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whitecat8(z4 MN)

Sheila, mine bloomed w/ 1 pb and 1 backbulb, so maybe it won't be too long. Whitecat8

    Bookmark   February 10, 2008 at 1:09AM
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sdahl(Near Yosemite)

FABulous flower!


    Bookmark   February 11, 2008 at 1:03PM
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