Bulbophyllum medusae

michoiceDecember 5, 2010

Not the most beautiful of orchids but one of the most interesting I think. This plant aborted it's buds over the past two years and nearly finished up in the Great Orchid Nursery in the sky! But I'm glad I gave it one last chance.

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inga007(Ont. 6a)

Fascinating. What a beauty.

    Bookmark   December 5, 2010 at 6:53AM
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dragon_kite(z6 NYC)

I love this orchid. I call it the cheer-leader orchid due to the pom-poms. Never had the guts (or space) to try it though. Would you happen to have a picture of its buds? I would love to see what they look like!


    Bookmark   December 5, 2010 at 10:58PM
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Not a bulbo fan, but a nice looking 'chid and a lovely picture!

    Bookmark   December 6, 2010 at 6:27AM
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Hello Steph, no pictures of the buds, I was holding my breath that they would not turn yellow and drop off! however I can tell you they were very ordinary,just like a Cattleya bud or something similar. When the bud starts to open it looks as if it's full of cotton threads. Have fun, try one.

    Bookmark   December 6, 2010 at 11:27AM
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dragon_kite(z6 NYC)

Well I'm definitely encouraged to try one now!

    Bookmark   December 6, 2010 at 8:00PM
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On the contrary, I think it is one of the most beautiful.

    Bookmark   December 27, 2010 at 4:59AM
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ifraser25(z11 Brazil)

Although it's weird and strange, it is actually one of the easier Bulbos to grow (and flower) IMHO.

    Bookmark   December 27, 2010 at 11:44PM
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