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Dracula polyphemos

Discussion in 'Orchid Species' started by Forrest, Dec 21, 2008.

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  1. Forrest

    Forrest Really Neat

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    A fantastic Dracula with large textured flowers. This flower is a bit old but still looks pretty good. That is an 8 inch basket for size reference.

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  2. Tom_in_PA

    Tom_in_PA I am not an addict

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    Awesome pictures Forrest...oh yea nice flower too ;)
     
  3. Tracey

    Tracey Interloper

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    Excellent Mr M
     
  4. Chris

    Chris New Member

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    That is freakin schweet.
     
  5. Chris

    Chris New Member

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    Forrest, what kind of temps do your Dracs experience during the summer?
     
  6. Candace

    Candace Kept Woman Supporting Member

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    Muy yummy.
     
  7. Clark

    Clark Gator Member

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    Damn, to be living in a cool climate year round. Nice Forrest.
     
  8. Karen

    Karen Species nut

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    Very nice!
     
  9. Forrest

    Forrest Really Neat

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    Thanks folks


    Chris, for the most part the Dracs see a high of about 85, but occasionally they can see a spike up to 90. I keep the RH very high which I think helps.
     
  10. Jon

    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    Dude.
     
  11. Chris

    Chris New Member

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    Thanks Forrest. I have a feeling when the GF moves out here we are going to have to try one or two of the more tolerant ones. If there is such a thing.
     
  12. Home Grown

    Home Grown Hakuna Matata

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    Very nice pics!! I would kill that just by looking at it LOL
     
  13. Forrest

    Forrest Really Neat

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    Chris, let me know, I will get you started
     
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    Gorgeous!! Great pics too!! I love this genus, I've just been too afraid that I'd kill them to give them a try.
     
  15. Tom-DE

    Tom-DE Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Melikey:cool:
     
  16. Tom_in_PA

    Tom_in_PA I am not an addict

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    Tom runs to get in line behind Chris ;)
     
  17. Forrest

    Forrest Really Neat

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    :D Dont you already grow some Dracs Tom?
     
  18. Chris

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    Thanks Forrest!!
     
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    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    lothianjavert, what are your growing conditions that make you afraid to try draculas?
     
  20. Tom_in_PA

    Tom_in_PA I am not an addict

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    I grow Masdies but no Dracs in my collection. As soon as I re-work my basement grow space I plan on adding some. I need to create a space where I can hang more mounts and baskets since most Dracs flower pendoulsly (spelling?)