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Phalaenopsis lobbii

Discussion in 'Orchid Species' started by Kipper, Feb 20, 2017.

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  1. Kipper

    Kipper CoffeeCoffeeCoffee... Supporting Member

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    First blooming for this seedling. Started to set a spike in September. Slow bugger! Just opened this morning so will flatten out a bit... lobii 1.jpg lobii 2.jpg
     
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    I have been wanting to try this one. I see there is no moisture retaining material on the mount. Does it get completely dry between watering?
     
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    Kipper CoffeeCoffeeCoffee... Supporting Member

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    Hi Kelly, Yes it does. It really does not like staying wet long. This one is a bit backwards from anything I have grown yet. It pretty much went dormant from July or so until Oct or Nov. Then came out of it. Very slow too. But cute! I got this one from LOC.
     
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    Very nice, kipper!
     
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    Thanks Naoki, flower is open all the way today. The cute little lip wiggles in the breeze like a bulbo! lobbii 3.jpg
     
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    Very nice shape.
     
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    Very nice Kipper. I had one but it died. :-{
     
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    Kipper CoffeeCoffeeCoffee... Supporting Member

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    Sorry to hear that. Try again, They don't like to be wet!