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My daughter's orchid - she's not getting it back!


My daughter's orchid - she's not getting it back! (Phalaenopsis)

She was given this as a thank you present - but she is hopeless with plants and I found it half-dead. It came home with me and I am delighted that it has recovered and is flowering again!



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Beautiful flower - good job you saved it.

7 Feb, 2009

 

Good for you Spritz....I wouldnt give it back either its a beauty...........

7 Feb, 2009

 

Wow, this one is a great color, the veining in the petals is fantastic!

7 Feb, 2009

amy
Amy
 

That is beautiful , it,s found a good home Spritz !

7 Feb, 2009

 

Thanks! I do try to educate her into how to care for houseplants, but this poor orchid was left in full sun and was completely floppy. I really HAD to rescue it - and I bet she hasn't even missed it - she certainly hasn't enquired about its welfare!

7 Feb, 2009

 

Clever you, not too good on the orchid front.....have tried, kill more than I keep, so have given up now!!

8 Feb, 2009

 

Beautiful Phalae. But I'm bias of course..lol..just love orchids..good job :)

8 Feb, 2009

 

Beautiful Phalae. But I'm bias of course..lol..just love orchids..good job :)

8 Feb, 2009

 

Lovely orchid Spritz. Good for you for nursing it back to health.
I just brought my Mum's orchid home to nurse. Her's was almost dead too. I hope I have as much success.

8 Feb, 2009

 

well done Spritz a lovely one to say the least.

8 Feb, 2009

 

Beautiful orchid Spritz ,lucky you were on hand to save this beauty.....

8 Feb, 2009

 

Does she know she's not getting it back? Perhaps you could give her an artificial one in it's place.

8 Feb, 2009

 

Noooo you can't do that Wagger, the artifical ones are horid. how about a sansevieria they take any kind of treatment ok not as stunning as an orchid, but they do flower every so often.

8 Feb, 2009

 

Isn't that the one called 'Mother-in-Law's Tongue', Angie? I simply can't give her one of those - my son-in-law would think it was a HUGE joke!
I would never hear the last of it!

I do grow some Coleus plants each year and take her one or two - she can usually cope with those, although the last one, she forgot to pinch out the flower buds so it has huge flowers all over it! She was a bit shame-faced about that.

8 Feb, 2009

 

Well Done Spritz u truely have A Green Finger :)XXX

9 Feb, 2009

Sid
Sid
 

Well done! This one is very similar to mine except for those soft pink veins in the petals :-)

9 Feb, 2009

 

I love Phalaenopsis Orchids .I have one called Ben's Girl it is very similar to the one pictured.

30 Oct, 2009

 

I've never been able to name any of mine! Did yours come with a label, Pitta?

30 Oct, 2009



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