Orchids forum: Lockhartia varieties

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Name: Lore Lisa
Central New York State (Zone 4b)
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Lorli
Nov 14, 2014 12:57 PM CST
Many years ago, I had a beautiful little Lockhartia plant that never bloomed but was so pretty that I didn't mind. It had tiny (1/4" braided leaves) and was a lovely little foliage plant. It was lost in a move and I have been looking for another one since then. I have 2 now, one of which blooms regularly with yellow flowers. Both of the me plants have braided leaves but each leave is 1/2 - 3/4" and the plants are not as appealing as the original one was. I don't know the species or variety name of any of them! Does anyone know what the tiny one might be, so I can keep looking for it? Thank you in advance.
Lore Lisa

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drdawg
Nov 14, 2014 1:01 PM CST
Hi, Lore. I wish I knew but I have never had any of those.
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Name: Ursula
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Ursula
Nov 14, 2014 3:23 PM CST

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Lockhartia oerstedii sounds a lot like your plant? I grew it for several years and then lost it one Summer. Cute plant.
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hawkarica
Nov 14, 2014 4:24 PM CST
I agree with Ursula.

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Name: Lore Lisa
Central New York State (Zone 4b)
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Lorli
Dec 10, 2014 1:53 PM CST
I haven't found the cute little oerstedii yet but I bought one from ebay (seller was Veracruz and the plants all looked good on arrival) that is supposed to have white flowers. I hope it blooms!

Thank you for your help, when the weather changes, I am going to make a real effort to find oerstedii, if only so that I don't have to type it's name any more.
Lore Lisa

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