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Dendrobium aff. wattii

Discussion in 'Orchid Species' started by xmpraedicta, Jun 26, 2022.

  1. xmpraedicta

    xmpraedicta Prairie angraecoid nut Supporting Member

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    Saskatoon, SK
    I've grown this species for many years, and it's always produced one, maybe two flowers. This year it went nuts and sprouted many flowers on both old and new canes. Not entirely sure what I did different, except keep it relatively bright and drier under lights over the winter. It's a sickly looking thing, and I managed to rot off the one single new growth this season, so perhaps this is a swan song. I would be upset - it's a lovely thing.

    This plant seems distinct from the proper wattii based upon the notched lip. Maybe it's a hybrid with something else? I've seen other plants with this notched lip labelled as wattii as well.

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  2. Marni

    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Santa Rosa, CA
    I hope you keep it going. It is really nice.
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