Orchids forum: Behold ! Mystery Rescued Orchid is going to Bloom!!!

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Name: Kate
Holmes Beach, FL (Zone 10a)
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karmatree
Dec 1, 2014 3:34 PM CST
Earlier I had posted a question asking if this mystery orchid I rescued from a yard debris pile had any significant issues as far as anyone could tell....guess what! It has 3 flower spikes on it!!!

My hubby isn't really into this stuff, but I had to joyously tell someone....so, I'm telling all of you! Hurray!
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Name: Tara
NE, Florida (Zone 9a)
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terrafirma
Dec 1, 2014 3:36 PM CST
Hurray! Soooo exciting! Hurray! Congrats! Looking forward to seeing those blooms! Hurray!
Name: Jim Hawk
Odessa, Florida (Zone 9b)
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hawkarica
Dec 1, 2014 3:37 PM CST
Looking good, congrats!

Jim
Name: Kate
Holmes Beach, FL (Zone 10a)
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karmatree
Dec 1, 2014 3:46 PM CST
Thanks guys! It's exciting NOT knowing what you're gonna get!!!
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Name: Ursula
Fair Lawn NJ, zone 6b
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Ursula
Dec 1, 2014 6:13 PM CST

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Thumbs up Tara!
Name: Elaine
South Sarasota, Florida (Zone 9b)
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dyzzypyxxy
Dec 2, 2014 9:48 PM CST
Hooray, Kate. Can't wait to see what pops out of those buds. Hurray!
Elaine

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Name: Lore Lisa
Central New York State (Zone 4b)
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Lorli
Dec 3, 2014 2:35 PM CST
So exciting! Please can you pos some more pictures as the buds develop, as well as of the flowers?
Lore Lisa

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Name: Kate
Holmes Beach, FL (Zone 10a)
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karmatree
Dec 3, 2014 6:41 PM CST
Yes, that's a great idea to watch the development!
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Name: Lore Lisa
Central New York State (Zone 4b)
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Lorli
Dec 9, 2014 7:05 AM CST
How is it doing? I can't wait to see!
Lore Lisa

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Name: Kate
Holmes Beach, FL (Zone 10a)
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karmatree
Dec 9, 2014 1:41 PM CST
Hi Lore! It pretty much looks the same...we are going to have some nights in the 40s so I've installed my hideous homemade greenhouse over my 'chids...since I'm such a poor engineer I didn't plan for a door so it's really tough to get in there but as soon as the weather comes back I'll snap a photo! :D
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Name: Lore Lisa
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Lorli
Dec 9, 2014 5:11 PM CST
I can't wait to see it!
Lore Lisa

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Name: Kate
Holmes Beach, FL (Zone 10a)
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karmatree
Dec 17, 2014 6:47 PM CST
Update!!! The Brassavola mystery orchid has four....yes 4.....FOUR flower spikes! I found the fourth (shown in the 3rd pic) creeping up with the others. Just saw it! It is probably saying, Thanks for saving me from the county compost heap!

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Name: Elaine
South Sarasota, Florida (Zone 9b)
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dyzzypyxxy
Dec 17, 2014 7:08 PM CST
Yes indeedy, Kate. Great save there!
Elaine

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Name: Ursula
Fair Lawn NJ, zone 6b
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Ursula
Dec 17, 2014 8:25 PM CST

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Looks terrific! I would be pleased too!
Name: Alex Junge
MN st paul, (Zone 4a)
Plantsmylove
Dec 24, 2014 6:44 PM CST
Cant wait to see blooms

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