Orchids forum: Orchid ID and questions

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Name: Verac
Vinton, VA (Zone 7a)
Region: United States of America
Nov 1, 2018 5:22 PM CST
Hi all,

I was checking out some orchids at my grocery store. Thought I'd ask about a couple I saw. These were $4 USD. Not sure what kind they were though or if they looked in salvageable condition. Thoughts?

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Also, is this Phal dyed?

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Name: Jim Hawk
Odessa, Florida (Zone 9b)
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Nov 1, 2018 5:35 PM CST
Yes, the Phal is dyed. Next bloom cycle the flowers will be white. The Dendrobium is not in real good condition but salvageable. $4.00 is fair. Welcome to the Orchid Forum.

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Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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Nov 1, 2018 6:42 PM CST
I always pull them out of the decorative pot and look for alive roots. Smiling
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