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Slug Killer

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Re: Orchids spring 2008
« Reply #180 on: June 24, 2008, 04:10:08 PM »
Some Ophrys apifera taken today just down the road, counted thirty plants in total. Third photo is some more of my Dact hybrids.






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Re: Orchids spring 2008
« Reply #181 on: June 24, 2008, 08:14:51 PM »
Another orchid in blossom Gymnadenia conopsea
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Re: Orchids spring 2008
« Reply #182 on: June 24, 2008, 09:07:08 PM »
The wild plants are truly stunning but I really like your hybrid too Dave. Is it maculata x elata? or the reverse cross? or something else?
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Re: Orchids spring 2008
« Reply #183 on: June 24, 2008, 11:31:00 PM »
Mmm. Wish Ophrys apifera could be grown outside here. :(
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Re: Orchids spring 2008
« Reply #184 on: June 24, 2008, 11:45:19 PM »
Thanks for the warm welcome ;D .
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Re: Orchids spring 2008
« Reply #185 on: June 25, 2008, 12:07:54 PM »
Hi Lesley, I believe the Dact hybrids to be a cross between praetermissa and fuchsii but nothing is certain.

 Epipactis mairei



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Re: Orchids spring 2008
« Reply #186 on: June 25, 2008, 01:16:01 PM »
Epipactis mairei is not a plant I know, but I love those colours and lovely shape :) How tall is it, please?
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Re: Orchids spring 2008
« Reply #187 on: June 25, 2008, 02:28:04 PM »
Hi, the description here is from 'Orchids of China'. Crustacare.be sell this plant or used to. My plants are not quite as tall as the ones in the photo.



Some better Ophrys pic's, it was a bit dull yesterday.




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Re: Orchids spring 2008
« Reply #188 on: June 25, 2008, 07:33:49 PM »
Interesting position of the pollinia in Ophrys pic one. Must have been pollinated? 

I have Epipactis mairei but it is not out yet.
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Re: Orchids spring 2008
« Reply #189 on: June 25, 2008, 07:49:52 PM »
Here is a useful web site: http://www.hardyorchidsociety.org.uk/
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Re: Orchids spring 2008
« Reply #190 on: June 28, 2008, 07:53:41 PM »
 ;D Here's Disa Unifoam "Firebird". First time for me without slaying one of these ! ;D



Love the Epipactis mairei and the O.apifera pics.
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Re: Orchids spring 2008
« Reply #191 on: June 28, 2008, 09:43:54 PM »
Thankyou for the publicity Anthony (!!)
The next meeting of the Hardy Orchid Society is at Harlow Carr in August.
We also have Field Trips and an action packed Journal.
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Re: Orchids spring 2008
« Reply #192 on: June 28, 2008, 10:31:44 PM »
Thankyou for the publicity Anthony (!!)
The next meeting of the Hardy Orchid Society is at Harlow Carr in August.
We also have Field Trips and an action packed Journal.
Details on the website.
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Goodness me, Giles, don't you know by know that the SRGC exists to help other societies as well as itself spread the word about the world of plants?  8)
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Re: Orchids spring 2008
« Reply #193 on: June 28, 2008, 10:38:20 PM »
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Re: Orchids spring 2008
« Reply #194 on: June 30, 2008, 10:17:41 PM »
Yes, Maggi. Keeping all this to ourselves would just be pure greed. ;D
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