Renanthera Tom Thumb

bcfromfl(z8a NW FL)April 3, 2009

This is one impressive plant! I think it's destined for eBay, although it seems that there's not much bidding activity for orchids any longer.

The spike keeps growing longer and longer, with more buds being added to the end. It's now over two feet, and so heavy that I had to wire the tiny 5" plant up because it was being pulled over! The inflorescence last year only had five blooms, and was maybe 8" long.

The blooms are quite large, and as you can see, a vivid, deep red.


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That's a beauty!

    Bookmark   April 3, 2009 at 10:45PM
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aachenelf z5 Mpls

Those are gorgeous! I was intrigued by the name of this plant expecting something really tiny. I guess tiny is relative.


    Bookmark   April 4, 2009 at 2:33PM
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