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Cymbidium lancifolium

Discussion in 'Orchid Species' started by Marni, May 2, 2012.

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  1. Marni

    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    The whole plant is 6" tall and totally charming even without flowers. The flowers are about 1.5" wide and this particular clone has a "banana oil" fragrance.

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  2. Alexey

    Alexey Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Great species. Another Cymbidium which I wish to grow when will have enough space.
     
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    xmpraedicta Prairie angraecoid nut Supporting Member

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    A stunning species. I had one once, but it died. It kept trying to climb out of the pot I had it in
     
  4. Marni

    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Calvin, this is a very widespread species and there is variety in size, flower color and habit. Some of the clones I have do climb no matter what I do, others never do.