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Sherry baby or chocolate orchid!!!!

Posted by lavenderpyly 6 (My Page) on
Fri, Oct 4, 13 at 15:44

I am so exited!!!! This orchid, I bought it last year from a green house in very poor condition. And after, A lot of loving care look her first flower just open.

Just wanted to share with you guys!!!!


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RE: Sherry baby or chocolate orchid!!!!

Does it smell like coconut? If so it's Sharry Baby. Good growing.

Nick


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RE: Sherry baby or chocolate orchid!!!!

Uh, nick? Coconut is Max. tenuifolia. Oncidium Sharry Baby is chocolate...

Well done! I'm nursing a tragic Sharry baby myself.


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RE: Sherry baby or chocolate orchid!!!!

Hi! Well mines smell like chocolate and I have a few other sherry baby and they all smell like chocolate. The one that smells like coconut is the maxillaria tenuifolia and I have that one too. Thats the one on this pic that i add. but no flowers yet as soon I get flower from that one I will post them. Thanks guys!


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RE: Sherry baby or chocolate orchid!!!!

  • Posted by arthurm Sydney, NSW AUST (My Page) on
    Sun, Oct 6, 13 at 21:08

Every so often here, orchid growers bench their plant as Sherry Baby; maybe they think that Sharry is a mistake.
Wonder is D.O'Flaherty is still alive to appreciate how popular the orchid he or she registered has become?
Genus
Oncidium
Epithet
Sharry Baby
Synonym Flag
This is not a synonym
Registrant Name
D.O'Flaherty
Originator Name
Beall
Date of registration
01/01/1983
Seed parent Pollen parent
Genus Oncidium Oncidium
Epithet Jamie Sutton Honolulu


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RE: Sherry baby or chocolate orchid!!!!

Chocolate = Maxillaria tenuifolia. Sharry Baby = sugar almonds. Would make a nice cake....


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RE: Sherry baby or chocolate orchid!!!!

Sharry is chocolate!

Jane


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