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MatsuBonsai

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Egret flower
« on: July 28, 2009, 07:46 PM »
I snapped this picture a few years ago on my first trip to the Bay Area.  I had all but forgotten about it when I found it looking through some pictures.  I plan to locate a source for these in spring.

Egret Flower (Habenaria radiata)
 

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Re: Egret flower
« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2009, 09:40 PM »
Very cool. Do you know how small they are? Good luck locating one.
Shimsuki
 

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Re: Egret flower
« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2009, 10:18 PM »
I have bought the here but they never quite bloom here. way too hot for these fragile beauties.

http://www.thompson-morgan.com/plants1/product/p82158/2/
 

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Re: Egret flower
« Reply #3 on: July 29, 2009, 07:24 AM »
Beautyful !
   I tried them about 25 years ago but only got one or two blooms. Never could over winter the bulbs. Keep up the good work. Billkcmo
 

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Re: Egret flower
« Reply #4 on: December 15, 2013, 06:28 AM »
Hey Matsu,

  Any luck finding these?

Sorce.
 

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Re: Egret flower
« Reply #5 on: December 15, 2013, 06:28 PM »
I had quite a few.  We'll see what pops in Spring.  They are unfortunately, expensive.
 

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Re: Egret flower
« Reply #6 on: December 15, 2013, 09:55 PM »
Have a few, worth the effort
 

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Re: Egret flower
« Reply #7 on: December 15, 2013, 11:29 PM »
I'd love to see them!

 Oh, spring is on the way.

 

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Re: Egret flower
« Reply #8 on: August 30, 2014, 05:32 AM »
I love these and have been looking for some for a long time and my neighbor is an orchid judge and still I wait.
 Michael Hagedorn  featured  them on his blog a while ago. I know they are tricky and must be kept dry all winter.
 

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Re: Egret flower
« Reply #9 on: August 30, 2014, 07:08 AM »
Mine are blooming right now, post a picture later
 

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Re: Egret flower
« Reply #10 on: August 30, 2014, 10:40 PM »
Going strong.
 

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Re: Egret flower
« Reply #11 on: August 31, 2014, 06:39 AM »
Sweet.
 

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Re: Egret flower
« Reply #12 on: November 27, 2014, 03:33 PM »
Sweet.

Very. I read that they're so averse to H20 when dormant one grower puts them on the greenhouse electric box to make sure no one waters them.
 

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Re: Egret flower
« Reply #13 on: November 29, 2014, 11:44 AM »
Nice posting by Mike Hagedorn on this beautiful flower. 
http://crataegus.com/2011/09/12/habenaria-radiata-white-egret-flower/
 

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Re: Egret flower
« Reply #14 on: November 30, 2014, 07:28 PM »
Matsu, did you ever locate a source?