Sunday, November 8, 2009

Lan Lan Inspects a Dendrobium


In today’s photo, Lan Lan admires a healthy shoot coming up from our Dendrobium Thongchai Gold ‘Pinwattana.’ Trixie pointed out that the lip of the flower from this one feels kind of like a cat’s tongue. It has more of a sandpaper quality than some of the others. Perhaps an evolutionary biologist or botanist can explain why – all I know is that the blooms are gorgeous and exotic with striking veins of red. They’ve also been long lasting. This bloom held up for nearly eight weeks:




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