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Re: Orchids

    I have only 6 orchid plants on the little table in front of the window
next to my desk. The Path now has 3 buds formed that will be opening before
long. (Bredko Garnet). Following the slipper orchid I have a moth orchid
with two bloom stalks spaced about 3 months apart on when they started. That
means this one will be in bloom almost all of this coming year. Orchids are
the only houseplant I have. Wish I had room for more, but I am terrible
about taking care of house plants, so probably god protecting innocent
    I also, and probably more so, enjoy my hard orchids out in the garden.
Have a couple of species slipper orchids out there resting now. The
Spiranthes you mention is out there in the form of tiny green resting buds
and mini-leaves at soil level. There are several other of the "lesser"
species or orchids other than the ladyslippers that everyone is so
fascinated with. I happen to like these little quiet beauties as much as the
larger more show species in my woodland garden.
    So many plants to play with....
    Gene E. Bush
Munchkin Nursery & Gardens, llc
Zone 6/5  Southern Indiana
----- Original Message -----
> > [Original Message]
> > From: grdengrl <grdengrl@optonline.net>
> > I wish I could do that.  But no orchid I'm afraid is hardy in my zone.
> > if I placed them on trees I'd have to be prepared for them to not make
> Mariana,
> Of course you can't put them in trees, but do you grow any hardy orchids?
> I would think you could grow Spiranthes (4-7)
> Kitty

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