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Nageliella purpurea

Discussion in 'Orchid Species' started by KellyW, Jun 25, 2012.

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  1. KellyW

    KellyW Orchid wonk Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Tiny, bright purple blooms and an interesting plant. Spikes bloom multiple years. Intermediate. I have had a few leaves rot in the winter so I am going to start keeping it drier in the winter. I haven't had this one very long so I'm still learning.
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    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Definitely likes a dry or drier winter and no moss around the roots.
  3. KellyW

    KellyW Orchid wonk Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Thanks Marni. Do you give it a dry rest like a Dendrobium or just cut back on the watering?