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Dendrobium kingianum - Rock Orchid


Dendrobium kingianum - Rock Orchid (Dendrobium kingianum - Rock Orchid)

I purchased this Rock Orchid last week for $7.00. It has a dozen flower spikes, which should be blooming soon. Photo taken Feb. 2, 2012.



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I give up.................
I paid 7pounds for mine and it only has ONE shoot.

3 Feb, 2012

 

Do you have a Dendrobium kingianum?

3 Feb, 2012

 

NO, I have a Dendrobium "Polar Bear". Still....I'll post a picture of mine just so you can have a laugh.

3 Feb, 2012

 

What I've seen on the internet as D. 'Polar Bear' is called something else here. It appears to be a very common orchid here (from what I've seen).

3 Feb, 2012

 

One of my baby D.kingianiums is about to bloom - two years from keiki to loads of stems!

3 Feb, 2012

 

Meanie:

That's great! You'll have to post some pics.

4 Feb, 2012

 

Interesting to see it growing in your high temperatures, we grow it in cool conditions at Kew

5 Feb, 2012

 

Rbtkew:

It's not growing in this spot. It's growing in a cooler, shady spot. Even though this winter has been unusually warm to hot, most of the evenings are cool.

5 Feb, 2012



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