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Mar 14, 2017 9:53 PM CST
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Name: Cheryl
North of Houston TX (Zone 9a)
Region: Texas Greenhouse Plant Identifier Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Plumerias Ponds
Foliage Fan Enjoys or suffers hot summers Tropicals Garden Ideas: Master Level Garden Sages Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
First time blooming for me. The center blooms lavender then turns rust to match the perals.

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Mar 14, 2017 11:57 PM CST
Name: Dave Paul
Puna, HI (Zone 10b)
Live in a rainforest, get wet feet.
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Looks like Phaius tankervilleae, Nun's Hood Orchid.

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Mar 15, 2017 12:31 AM CST
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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I agree
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Mar 15, 2017 2:57 PM CST
Name: Carol
Santa Ana, ca
Sunset zone 22, USDA zone 10 A.
Bookworm Charter ATP Member Region: California Hummingbirder Orchids Plant Identifier
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I agree
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Mar 15, 2017 3:25 PM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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Definitely Nun's Cap Orchid (Calanthe tankervilleae) Mine are currently in bloom too.
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May 6, 2017 12:37 PM CST
Thread OP
Name: Cheryl
North of Houston TX (Zone 9a)
Region: Texas Greenhouse Plant Identifier Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Plumerias Ponds
Foliage Fan Enjoys or suffers hot summers Tropicals Garden Ideas: Master Level Garden Sages Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
Submitted. Good catch!
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