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Old 11-04-2018, 11:46 PM
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I purchased this Dendrobium mini purple at the orchid show in Seattle yesterday. It's got one spike and another starting. I really like the way its leaves are outlined in red. It's just a pretty little plant.

I'm trying to look up culture, and a bit confused. Is this a phal-type dendrobium? Which culture does it fall under? How much light and water does it prefer?

Please don't say it's a warm grower. I live in the Pacific NW, so "warm" is not on the menu.




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Old 11-05-2018, 12:33 AM
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Photo does not show. Name does not match with any of the registered hybrids. Any chance is it Den. Mini Purple Queen? (That's the closest name I could come up with)
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Photo does not show. Name does not match with any of the registered hybrids. Any chance is it Den. Mini Purple Queen? (That's the closest name I could come up with)
I just reloaded the photo using Photobucket instead. Is this better?

The tag just says Den. Mini Purple. I don't know about the
"Queen". Thank you for trying to look it up.

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Than might be an unregistered "trade name". At any rate, now that the photo shows, it looks like a phalaenopsis-type Dendrobium. Grows on the warm side, needs more light than a Phanlaenopsis but otherwise similar culture. No dry rest period.
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Whatever it is, it's sure darned cute. A picture when it blooms would be great.
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