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Ron-NY

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each year this stick mount gets bigger. this year it bloomed for the first time. Only 3 flowers but that is a start. It has better form than some I have seen
 
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MoreWater

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Nice!

Leptotes are looking to be reliable for me. I have one that is blooming for the second year, but the others are all first timers. Haven't decided whether to mount them all or not...
 

Leo Schordje

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An old friend of mine, back in 1990 or so grew a Leptotes bicolor in the window of his mobile home in the trailer park. He had the plant 10 years or so. Got a CCM on it "Lakeland". Proof this species is one of the great plants for the home. Wonderfully low maintainance. Tolerates low humidity well.
I have a division of 'Lakeland', and if I don't screw it up in a few years it will be as big as the original was one it got awarded. Right now I am only getting 20 or so flowers at a time. Got it mounted on cork.

Good growing Ron. This can become an heirloom plant.
Leo
 
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MoreWater

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looks nice :)
Eric - I find mine like neglect. I have one on a mount, and the others in CHC in shallow pots. I ignore the pots most of the time - the mount gets watered regularly. They spend most of their time dry....
 
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Bolero

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I'm envious, this is one plant I've never had success with.

I've been growing it for years and do you think I can get one flower? NO!!!!

Well done.
 

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