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Medinilla cummingii - Philippine Orchid Flowers


Medinilla cummingii - Philippine Orchid Flowers (Medinilla cummingii - Philippine Orchid)

My Philippine orchid is still flowering. It's starting to develop the purple berries, also. Photo taken Nov. 30, 2017.



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It is not widely open yet, is it?

1 Dec, 2017

 

Looks perfect- foliage has good color too.

2 Dec, 2017

 

Aleyna,

The flowers were open already. It's starting to develop its berries.

3 Dec, 2017

 

Stan,

Thanks! Yes, it looks exceptional good this year. A couple of the leaves got a little burned when we had the very hot weather last month. It was even in the shade. The low humidity from Santa Ana conditions is really bad for this plant.

3 Dec, 2017

 

Lovely looking flowers! ?

7 Dec, 2017

 

Thanks! The flowers should be turning into little purple-pink berries soon.

8 Dec, 2017

 

What a lovely colour very pretty.

14 Dec, 2017

 

Thanks! It is a very beautiful plants! :>))

15 Dec, 2017

 

Yes it certainly is I love orchids there are such great and very pretty varieties .

15 Dec, 2017

 

Penny,

This is not an orchid. It's a Medinilla which is in the Melastome family.

I hope I can get some seed off this plant. I'd love to grow some small plants.

16 Dec, 2017

 

Thank you for explaining its not an Orchid Andy. I hope you to get some seeds off it. What kind of small plants have you in mind to grow

16 Dec, 2017

 

Small Medinilla plants. I would love some back up plants just in case this one dies. I've had this one since 1999 (if I'm not mistaken). I've almost lost it a few times to neglect.

17 Dec, 2017

 

Very pretty.. lovely colours !

17 Dec, 2017

 

No winter for Delonix this year. Its been like summer all December- and November before that.

17 Dec, 2017

 

Terratoonie:

Thanks! :>))

17 Dec, 2017

 

Stan,

It has been very warm to hot, that's for sure. Yesterday was the first little taste of winter. It was only 65 degrees. Today it was 72 degrees, which is closer to normal. The lows (nights) are suppose to cool down, too...upper 40's to low 50's. All those lows in the upper 50's and low-to-mid-60's are gone for while.

Now, we must have some rain! No rain so far here this season. This is really bad news! :>((

17 Dec, 2017



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