Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Dendrobium cuthbertsonii bicolor

I obtained this plant of Dendrobium cuthbertsonii at the Portland Orchid Society Show at which the American Orchid Society's fall meetings were held this past November.  It had one flower when I purchased it, but that soon faded.  The photos are of the plant which is now coming into bloom once again.  It is at present in a one inch clay pot in sphagnum and needs to be repotted.





6 comments:

  1. Simplesmente maravilhoso.
    abra├žos

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    1. Thanks, as always, for checking out the post and for commenting.

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    1. Thanks, Luis. I have another red/orange bicolor, but like this one even better. Got this from Tom Perlite, one of the best growers around of this species.

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  3. Hi Ron,
    I understand why you like this plant the most! pink/white bicolours with good colour contrast are scarce, and this one is a very good example! hope you'll grow it as well as your other Oxyglossum outstanding specimen so you can show us a fantastic blooming in the years to come!

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    1. Thanks for the kind comments, Laurent. It is very nice, isn't it, and came from the best of all growers of the Oxyglossums that I've ever met.

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