Sarcochilus Sparkles ‘Sparkles’

When I bought a number of tiny orchids from Australian Orchid Nursery recently I thought I would have a long wait before I see any flowers but no, look –


From its 50mm (2 inch) pot emerged a spike with seven buds!


The Sarcochilus is a native orchid of Eastern Australia.  Mine usually lives under the eave on the south (that is the shady side here down under) but I have brought it indoors to enjoy the blooms.

Edit:  The buds continued to open as I was writing this post:



About Mary Tang

An urban orchardist everyday, a volunteer regularly, a poet sometimes and a blogger since March 2015. I travel when I can. Food is a constant.
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5 Responses to Sarcochilus Sparkles ‘Sparkles’

  1. Mél@nie says:

    perfect beauty… <3

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  2. We both find your orchids so fascinating

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