Oncidium Popoki 'Mitzi'

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Oncidium Popoki Mitzi, art painting eqitant orchid hybrid

Oncidium Popoki 'Mitzi'

Original Watercolor painting of the Equitant (Tolumnia) orchid hybrid by Rose Ganucheau

Equitants have always reminded me of bromeliads with their mass of tiny succulent leaves.  There is a beautiful symmetry in their triangular shape that reminds me of the symmetry in pineapples.  It always amazes me to see such huge heads of flowers on the miniature epiphytic plants.

There aren't many true red flowers in the orchid kingdom, but this diminutive plant sure packs a big color-punch.  The red ruffled skirts look like flaming flamenco dancers. 

Work: 10" x 14"

Price available on request.