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    U alpina flower

    After 4 years of growing this plant, it has finally flowered for me. I credit transplanting it in a good "orchid" pot with numerous holes, filled predominately with LFS and perlite, with a top dressing of live sphagnum moss. Photo period is currently set to 14 hours of light a day. These are about the best photos I can take with my old-school 8 year old digital camera.





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    Excellent job Homer!

    I also have a spike on my Alpina "Pittier Moon".

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    beautiful plant and photos.

    a plant that good can make any 8 yr old digi cam look like a pro

    awesome.

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    Congrats!
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    Great job! Something to look forward to someday I hope. My seedlings are 3 years old.

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    Very nice Homer, congratulations.

    Should bloom annually for you now that it has reached size.
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    Thanks everyone for the kind remarks! Can't wait for my other tropical Utrics to send up spikes as well.

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    good job!

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