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Dracula gorgona

Discussion in 'Orchid Species' started by MiKa, May 3, 2015.

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  1. MiKa

    MiKa Active Member Supporting Member

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    My old Dracula gorgona plant. Its been with me for 12 years now and produces flowers constantly over the year. Grown intermediate in a EpiWeb hanging basket the whole time.

    The side wiew pictures shows the flower habit with totally horizontally leveled flowers that acts as a umbrella for the small fungus gnats that are attracted to the mushroom smelling and looking labellum.

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  2. KellyW

    KellyW Orchid wonk Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Those are stunning photos of a beautiful species.
    Do you know what the natural pollinator is?
     
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    Alexey Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Great!
     
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    naoki Well-Known Member

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    Nice, I like the last two photos showing the natural orientation of flowers!
     
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    Awesome ! Mushroom smell huh? Could be a lot worse lol
     
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    gnathaniel Lurker Supporting Member

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    Very cool! 12 years is impressive, I think my record with a Dracula is about 12 days...