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Old 09-08-2021, 01:56 PM
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I was surprised to look down a few nights ago and see these massive beetles on my orchid!!!! then i realized they were, in fact, pretty awesome flowers!

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i grow it in the bright side of the lath house and low (other plants shade it too) in a low dish always full of water.



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not truly black but an insanely deep maroon and they reveal that in the sun.


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no scent i could detect at night or in the late afternoon BUT i did hilariously pour some very dirty water up my nose trying to smell these buds


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here's where it tends to hang out


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