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Q.Is This Siamese Twin Orchid Flower Unusual?

Zone Salisbury UK | SteveWolfe added on April 19, 2020 | Answered

I noticed that on of the flowers on an orchid plant seems to be some kind of siamese twin. I was just wondering if this rare and of interest, as I have scant knowledge of these things. I attach a photo. Thanks.

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Answered on April 21, 2020

It isn't extremely common, but it does happen. The flower is probably sterile, and won't produce seeds but is nice to look at.

It may show up again, or you may never see the trait again.

This collection of articles will help you with orchid care:


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