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Leptotes pauloensis

Discussion in 'Orchid Species' started by tenman, Nov 24, 2010.

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  1. tenman

    tenman Well-Known Member

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    This is my first double blooming on this one. Two one-flowered inflorescences carrying flowers 11/16" (1.7cm) across on a plant 1" (2.5cm) tall, mounted on a small piece of cork with just a dab of sphagnum. it usually blooms twice a year, this year in August and again now. Got this from Marni when she spoke here a few years back. If you water it after the flower has opened it will fade in a matter of a few days. Leave it dry and the flowers will last over a month. I heavily mist or water it daily except when in bloom.
    pauloensisdoubletwo1110.jpg pauloensisdoublefull1110.jpg
     
  2. Judy

    Judy New Member

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    Thanks for the watering info. I have a few of this species and water them daily too (a little less in winter), do you hold back water on all you Leptotes species when in bloom?
     
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    tenman Well-Known Member

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    This is the only leptotes I have.
     
  4. piotrm

    piotrm Well-Known Member

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    very nice
     
  5. Rita-mo

    Rita-mo Just One More Please

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    Very nice