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Dracula cordobae

Discussion in 'Orchid Species' started by ryan248, Nov 24, 2022 at 3:59 PM.

  1. ryan248

    ryan248 Member

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    Imported earlier this year from Ecuagenera. fully opened today!
    Not easy to focus with it moving around so easily o_O 20221124_124413.jpg 20221124_124457.jpg
     
  2. Marni

    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    I think you captured it well.
     
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  3. Alfonso Doucette

    Alfonso Doucette Active Member

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    Very cute!!! This is one of my FAVORITE Dracula species!! It's a great grower and a good bloomer. Very cool how yours sort of has a stripe down the middle of each lateral sepal!

    I love the morphological variation in this species! I've got three different clones!

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    Thanks!
    I really enjoy vampira, but it's such a slow species when compared to cordobae when in my care.

    Where did you get your specimens at?
     
  5. Alfonso Doucette

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    Vampira is a really good one too! I have three different clones of vampira too! 'Zorba' and two unnamed clones.

    I grow my orchids in a mix of wine coolers, PVC structures, and I just started experimenting with a fish tank for warm growers. I grow my D. cordobae in the PVC structures!

    Here is one of the PVC structures:
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    The three D. cordobae plants today:
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  6. Alfonso Doucette

    Alfonso Doucette Active Member

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    Oh! Lol. I misread your post. :tearsofjoy:

    I read "get" as "grow."

    I got two from Andy's Orchids and the one in the middle from Ecuagenera.