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Name: Dick Strever
No.Calif amongst the Redwoods (Zone 8b)
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Strever
May 10, 2020 12:02 PM CST
i have 2 orchids left surviving 50° winter nights in the GH & both i.d. tags lost
one is in bloom
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Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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DaisyI
May 10, 2020 1:52 PM CST
It looks a lot like my Zygopetalum Bluebird.
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Name: Big Bill
Livonia, Michigan (Zone 6a)
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Region: United States of America Critters Allowed Growing under artificial light Echinacea Hostas Region: Michigan
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BigBill
May 10, 2020 3:48 PM CST
I agree completely that it is a Zygopetalum! These guys are so pretty but I have not had any luck growing these guys.

Whatever you are doing with it, keep it up. Congratulations!
I think it looks more like straight Zygopetalum intermedium.
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Name: Dick Strever
No.Calif amongst the Redwoods (Zone 8b)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: Pacific Northwest Region: California
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Strever
May 10, 2020 4:06 PM CST
i think you nailed it Bill = Zygopetalum intermedium
and there is a 2nd stalk getting ready to bloom Smiling
yes it is happy
Gardens are a thing of Beauty and a job forever
Name: Big Bill
Livonia, Michigan (Zone 6a)
American Orchid Society Judge
Region: United States of America Critters Allowed Growing under artificial light Echinacea Hostas Region: Michigan
Butterflies Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge) Orchids Cat Lover Birds Bee Lover
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BigBill
May 10, 2020 4:13 PM CST
Good luck with that plant!
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Businessman, Orchid grower, hybridizer, lived to 107!

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