Ahhh…the Bulbophyllum lepidum. Love this fella. It’s a species orchid I bought…hmm…maybe 14 years ago? The plant was attached to a vertical piece of rectangular wood about 9 by 3 inches. Not a big plant. From then till now, the plant hasn’t grown much in size but it’s bloomed so many times. Wonderful. Sometimes I’ve seen 3 blooms at once. Today there are two although one is a bit wonky. It’s hanging under a small magnolia-esque tree (I gotta ID the tree ‘cos I’d like to upload the flower at some point) and it loves the shade there. ANYWAY, I’m rambling…
…here’s a shot I took one minute after I took yesterday’s V1. Looks like a wizened hand from a Tim Burton movie
V2 is just to illustrate what the flower looks like in bloom and fully unfurled.
Heartfelt thanks to Ann ( EAS ) and Jennnn ( taggart ) for their precious User Awards on yesterday’s orchid (which I bought only a few years ago). Over the moon
And thanks to everyone else for such a great response. I did wonder whether or not I should’ve removed that branch in yesterday's shot. Thanks for the feedback, people.
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