My neighbor bought his wife an orchid plant last spring. She's extremely sensitive to any sort of smells, and apparently when it was in full bloom, it was givin' off a come-hither aroma for the pollinators that her nose picked up on. He hauled it over and asked if I wanted it. Who am I to turn down a plant? The sucker was huge, so when it was done blooming I put it out on the patio for the summer. Then last fall, I brought it in and put it by the french doors in our bedroom. Well looky what happened:
How awesome is that?! I've had a lot of orchids in my life and not once have I ever had one rebloom for me. This thing has two full stems. Pretty darn cool, if you ask me.
The plant itself ain't all that attractive to look at. It's pretty wiley. But it makes up for its lack of beauty in flowers. I took lots of pictures to document my feat.
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