Aerangis kirkii

mrbreeze(z6/7 OK)October 16, 2008

This is the third blooming for this plant. The last two years were in November. This is one of my favorite Angs.

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xmpraedicta(3b Saskatoon)

*clunk*...I'm picking up my jaw from the ground. This is just marvelous...stunning. How bright do you grow yours? The leaves of mine are paler green ... I think it may be getting too much. PS - do you know of any primary hybrids that have this as a parent?

    Bookmark   October 17, 2008 at 8:40AM
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carolinn_on(z3 Northern Ontario)

That is a beauty. You and Cal are are making me into an Aerangis collector wannabe.:)

Carol

    Bookmark   October 17, 2008 at 11:00PM
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bcfromfl(z8a NW FL)

Gorgeous specimen! Did you know that sending this species to Florida for the winter can double its size? ;-)

-Bruce

    Bookmark   October 19, 2008 at 12:26AM
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xmpraedicta(3b Saskatoon)

Carol - we'll be wannabes together :-)

Bruce - funny...I heard the same thing, except it was Canada instead of florida...strange. ;)

    Bookmark   October 19, 2008 at 2:01AM
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Sheila(8b SW Texas)

Or just a wee bit south to Texas! Awesome plant and blooms. How long will the blooms last? Are they fragrant?

I'm getting 'hooked' and want a Fall bloomer!

Sheila :)

    Bookmark   October 19, 2008 at 9:58AM
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mrbreeze(z6/7 OK)

thanks!

Cal, i'm pretty sure I've seen referenced to some in Hillerman. I can't recall specifically. I've never seen or heard of any for sale. If you really want to know, i'll look it up for you. Otherwise...i'm too busy. :)

Shiela, they last about three weeks or so I guess. They're still going strong and started opening a few days to a week before I posted the photos. They are fragrant as just about all white flowered, moth pollinated flowers are. Otherwise the moths wouldn't be able to find them.
;-)

    Bookmark   October 20, 2008 at 7:18PM
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Charm(Z8 TX)

Beautiful!~Charm

    Bookmark   October 20, 2008 at 9:53PM
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