Disa uniflora

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    This orchid hails from South Africa and prefers very moist areas. It is often found growing along stream banks as it loves moisture and a high water table.Taken at the Santa Barbara Orchid Show 2009.

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    1. cieneguitan 74 months ago | reply

      And it was grown outdoors.

    2. orchid dude 74 months ago | reply

      outdoors where??

    3. salabat 74 months ago | reply

      I met a guy at our society up here who claims to be doing well with them outdoors around the UC Davis Campus. He said he grows them along a creek there????

    4. cieneguitan 74 months ago | reply

      Outdoors in Santa Barbara.

    5. orchid dude 74 months ago | reply

      So this is yours and you grow it outside!!!!! Wow!!!!!!!

      Yeah I'm impressed......

    6. orchid dude 74 months ago | reply

      Do you have a creek in your back yard??? : )

    7. cieneguitan 74 months ago | reply

      No creek. I am in the foothills where it is often dry and hot. But I put them a plastic pot of sphagnum moss which is seated in a larger clay pot. Between the two pots is perlite. I water daily with RO water, and the perlite in the clay pot provides a lot of cooling plus evaporation around the disa. Some do very well in this setup. I confess that this one has been with me for less than a year, so there in no guarantee it will continue to do well.

    8. Bengt58 74 months ago | reply

      Beautiful
      Very well done,

      This is a Wonderful Orchid!
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      And Show Us Your Beautiful Orchidaceae!

    9. DigiDi 74 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called ORCHIDEE, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

      Beautiful looking orchids!

    10. Bengt58 74 months ago | reply

      Your Beautiful Orchid
      Was Seen At ORCHIDEE
      What An Amazing Orchidaceae!

    11. Kitcarson2009 74 months ago | reply

      Excellent photo.

    12. ChinaLeft 74 months ago | reply

      What beauties!

      Seen next to a fellow photo of the group "ORCHIDEE". (?²ˣ)

      Your Beautiful Orchid
      Was Seen At ORCHIDEE
      What An Amazing Orchidaceae!

    13. orchid dude 74 months ago | reply

      thanks everybody!

    14. Montse ;-)) [deleted] 68 months ago | reply

    15. cieneguitan 68 months ago | reply

      Although they had long since faded, that Disa still had flowers on it last week (late August)!

    16. orchid dude 68 months ago | reply

      wow that is a long time to be in bloom!

    17. cieneguitan 68 months ago | reply

      uh oh I have to retract what I said. It was not that clone that lasted so long. However, another has lasted nearly as long as I said. It was more multifloral, which contributed to the length of time in bloom.

    18. arifaqmal 65 months ago | reply

      Beautiful captured image. Lovely vibrant colours!

    19. Tantivy_Jade 25 months ago | reply

      Wow!!!!! All of your orchid photos are unbelievably gorgeous!!! What I love about this one is how the structure in the center of the flower on the left looks exactly like an antelope head!! :-)

      LOL, just read some of the comments and it's funny how where someone else sees a ballerina I see an antelope. ;-p

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