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Bloom of the Day Photos: May 6th, 2013: Jewel Orchid (Macodes petola) by Kell

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petralittledog
Salina, KS
(Zone 6a)

May 6, 2013
12:07 AM

Post #9509984

The Bloom of the Day for May 6th, 2013 was Jewel Orchid (Macodes petola).

View the bloom of the day here: http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/botd.php?date=2013-05-06

Calif_Sue

Calif_Sue
Northern California
United States
(Zone 9a)


May 6, 2013
12:21 AM

Post #9509990

Great shot of a super cool plant!!

DavidofDeLand

DavidofDeLand
DeLand, FL
(Zone 9b)

May 6, 2013
4:20 AM

Post #9510064

Yes! Is that your plant Kell?

Kell

Kell
Northern California, CA
(Zone 9b)


May 6, 2013
8:56 AM

Post #9510404

I think that was taken at the San Francisco Flower and Garden Show. David, I bought a small one and killed it awhile later.
The leaves have an iridescence to them that makes this plant even more attractive with a huge come hither look.

Thanks Greta.
kniphofia
Morpeth
United Kingdom
(Zone 8a)

May 7, 2013
10:04 AM

Post #9511856

Wonderful photo of a stunning plant!
petralittledog
Salina, KS
(Zone 6a)

May 7, 2013
10:11 AM

Post #9511863

You may have boughten & killed, but I'd like to find one. Glad you took the picture.

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