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Yellow Orchid, phalaenopsis

Yellow Orchid, phalaenopsis (phalaenopsis)

Brought this orchid back from trip to Bruge 2 yrs ago so am so pleased to see it flowering for me again. There are 6 flowers on the stem but some are facing away so difficult to show them all.
Don't know which variety so I just call it yellow orchid.

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That is fabulous Gf ,well done you for getting it to flower again a special memory of Bruge I love that place :o)

18 Sep, 2015


Thanks Amy, I love the idea of a plant being the memento of a special memory unfortunately I have varying degrees of success.
A 5 yr old moth orchid was reliable until last year but then all the promising flower buds suddenly dried up & fell off - gutted I was!

19 Sep, 2015


I know how you feel ,I had an elderly neighbour who had an endless supply of plants & flowers they seemed to bloom one after the other all the year round I'm lucky if i have one with repeat flowers ...

19 Sep, 2015


I suspect our houses are to blame! You probably already know they need bright sunlight but not direct, a moist atmosphere but cool in their winter rest period.
Not exactly how I like to live, lol.

20 Sep, 2015


I banish mine to the greenhouse all summer and then don't bring them in until the first sign of frosts ... its probably to hot a contrast when they do come in ... !

23 Sep, 2015


I look at where they grow naturally & do my best to provide similarly but the moist atmosphere is the part I think I have most trouble with. Misting helps, I think.

23 Sep, 2015

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