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Fire Lip by Althytrion Fire Lip by Althytrion
Orchid hybrids of the genus Phalaenopsis have become ideal plants for the windowsill for a decade or even more, since they are fairly easy to grow, and most of them produce flowers without problems. In addition, the nurseries have been offering smaller Phalaenopsis hybrids during the last years, and among them one can find even miniature orchids. I have a number of those little gems, and every one of them is very interesting and amazing, although they need a little more care than the standard hybrids. :)

In the picture you can see Phal. Mini Mark, a mid-size hybrid between Phal. maculata x Phal. parishii ( = Phal. Micro Nova) and Phal. philippinensis. Sometimes, the flowers produce a fine fragrance, and I especially like the vibrant orange color of their lips. :aww:
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Ellenka-DA Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Ooh, gotta love Phalaenopsis! And this is a very interesting hybrid, and VERY beautifully captured :)
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CecilyAndreuArtwork Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Gorgeous picture!!! (Didn't realize I was so behind my deviantWATCH! :D)
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Helens-Serendipity Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I bought one of these years ago but it's never flowered since ... if i still have it ;)
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maska13 Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2012
Beautiful photo, I love your works on black background!
The Orchid pretty!
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1001G Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2012
lovely kevin and such a dreamy feel
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Nataly1st Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2012   Digital Artist
This is orchids absolutely beautiful!! :love::heart:
Excellent shot, my dear Kevin!! :blowkiss:
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Aussie-Blonde Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2012
:iconflyingheartsplz: Beautiful just Beautiful Kevin
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SE-shore Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2012
very beutiful as always :hug:
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dutchshun Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2012
As always a fine floral contribution. :) Lovely and a faved moment too.
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TomKilbane Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
wow...the are awesome to look at!!!!
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