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Orchid ??

28 September 2017 18:08:00

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I bought this plant in homebase about 2 years ago ..it was just finished flowering and I only paid €2 for it at the time..It was an challenge to see could I get it to flower again ..I had it in the front porch and just ignored it apart from watering it now and again..it stayed green all the time and a few weeks ago I noticed a growth coming out the side of it and today it produced this flower ...I am so pleased with it ....can anybody here tell me what it is called


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fraoch fraoch 28 September 2017 20:26:43

No idea I'm afraid, but isn't it great when something like that happens.


Jacinta D Jacinta D 28 September 2017 20:41:53

According to my Orchid book, it's a Miltassia 'Spider Star'. It's a little beauty. And it's in good hands. You're great with indoor plants too, Kate.


Gracedieu Lass Gracedieu Lass 28 September 2017 21:05:04

Such a dainty flower.


Kate & Graham Kate & Graham 28 September 2017 22:03:39

Thanks ladies ..yes Jacinta I think you are correct I just googled it and it sounds and looks right ...I am sure the Orchid experts would be horrified by the way I neglected this plant...Maybe it is a myth that they need special care ??

 


Jackie Jackie 29 September 2017 08:08:13

Oh very nice. Hmmmm wonder will I ever see flowers on my orchids again lol. 


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