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Opsistylis Mem.Mary Nattrass

Discussion in 'Orchid Hybrids' started by tenman, Jan 10, 2021.

  1. tenman

    tenman Well-Known Member

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    Not often seen, this intergeneric hybrid of Rhynchostylis gigantea and Vandopsis gigantea (whatever it's called now) is a bright spot in the winter greenhouse, with these colorful, deliciously fragrant, fleshy 2"+ flowers on long sprays on a large-ish (24" ls) plant. Somehow this blooms far more often and easily than its parents for me.

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    DarleneJay Well-Known Member

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    Those are stunning. What temperatures does it need?
     
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    tenman Well-Known Member

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    Mine is intermediate, hotter in the summer as it's up high in the greenhouse with the vandas for maximum light.
     
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    very beautiful flowers, I doesn't know it:clap: