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Article: Bob, Master Gardener Wisdom: Help! My orchid is sulking!

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Sandy, UT

February 18, 2008
5:54 PM

Post #4555700

I have a lovely phalanopsis orchid, which is blooming for the 3rd time since I dragged it home from a vacation. This year it put out two strong stems resulting in 13 buds. 10 have opened beautifully, 2 blighted and dropped off at lentil size, and one bud remains. But suddenly, overnight, most of the blooms have "wilted." They are saggy and sad looking. Nothing has changed in the location; still a protected south window, still surrounded by other green growing things, but they are definitely in trouble. Can anyone suggest a remedy? Thanks!
The Woodlands, TX
(Zone 9a)

February 19, 2008
1:50 AM

Post #4557742

miznye - I think you need to post this on the orchid forum. We're just laughing over here...


Acton, CA
(Zone 8b)

February 19, 2008
4:10 AM

Post #4558272

I'll talk to Bob (I know him personally) and he might have a solution by the next 'episode'... but it will probably be silly.
The Woodlands, TX
(Zone 9a)

February 19, 2008
4:55 AM

Post #4558487

I sure hope so! LOL!
Sandy, UT

March 31, 2008
11:47 PM

Post #4737300

This message was edited Feb 9, 2009 5:13 PM
The Woodlands, TX
(Zone 9a)

April 1, 2008
9:18 PM

Post #4742185

miznye - We weren't laughing at you; we were laughing at the cartoons. The orchid forum should be able to help you. Please post your problem there for a real answer..

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