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An orchid bloom opens slowly and rarely do we actually get to experience the process. Here is a time-release
video of an orchid flower opening up to full bloom. The three sepals which make up the outer covering of the bud
were green as the bud developed. As the bud opens, the three sepals fold back to show their lovely purple
stripes. Inside the three sepals are the three petals, two large round petals to the left and right and one
petal that has formed into a lip. On other flowers the sepals are not part of the bloom in the way they are with
An orchid typically has three sepals and three petals, one of which is a lip. The picture of a Dendrobium below
illustrates this. The sepals are white and the petals are purple. The lip, a special petal that forms into a
unique shape, is also purple.
“This fall I religiously followed your advice, creating an environment of shortened
days and lower temps in order to encourage blooming...I was successful. FINALLY!! Thank you, thank you!!
Both of my plants decided to bloom and they look beautiful. I wanted to share the good news and
my gratitude with you. Thanks again!”Laurie J.
“The potting medium you sent is gorgeous!! It's superior to the bark I've been
buying at Lowe's. I can't imagine what (my orchids) will do when I put them in your potting mix. It even
smells fresh!! Many, many thanks. I'll be ordering from you again.”
“Folks, My order [slotted pots and mix] arrived way before expected - and I am extremely happy with it! I harvested "babies" off my African violets to give as Christmas gifts this year - and they have tripled in size in the great potting soil and look so good - I can't wait to "gift" them!”Susan S.
“From beginning to end, rePotme has created a customer EXPERIENCE that is superior and delightful. The informative website contained many articles and videos that were extremely helpful to me as an orchid novice. There, I was guided to a potting mix (one of many!) that I wanted to try out. The checkout process was a breeze, and I especially enjoyed the fact that I could sign on with my Amazon account and did not have to create a brand new account”
“I have received my new Carousel Orchid Pot and Saucer in Orange Amber. I love it!! I would like to let you know that before I opened the wrapping to each piece (wrapped separately for those who may read this), rePotme won me over. Not only did I receive it within the expected time frame, your method and precise detail to packing it impressed me the most. It may not seem important to some, but I really appreciated it”
“My order arrived today and not only am I impressed with the speed of delivery, and how carefully it was all packed, but the quality of everything really surpassed my expectations. Between the supplies I ordered and your fantastic website with instructional texts, photos and videos, I feel very confident to move up to the next level of orchid growing”
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