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Is this a sheath

This is a discussion on Is this a sheath within the Cattleya Information forums, part of the Frequently Asked Questions category; Awesome photo! Congratulations. It will not be too much longer now! Cheers, BD...

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    Awesome photo! Congratulations. It will not be too much longer now!

    Cheers,
    BD

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    Nope..Sheaths don't necessarily produce a higher flower count--but a plant that has bloomed a few times eventually does


    Quote Originally Posted by nyortiga View Post
    Hi again!
    Spike's out, and it's a triple treat!
    my first two blooms were singles, perhaps the sheath helps produce multiples?
    Will send more pictures when they open!

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    Sweet looking spike!! Great growing

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    Hi!
    Finally!! The threesome has emerged and showed off it's beauty!
    Will be looking forward to the next sheath, also ready to deliver..
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    Beautiful flowers.
    great job!

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    Oh wow, what a great collection of pictures!

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    WONDERFUL! I love the back shot too!

    Cheers,
    BD

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    This was an excellent post - it was really fun to watch the progression from sheath, to buds, to blooms! Thank you for continually updating us on their progress - the catts are lovelicious!!!!!

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    Thanks everyone for your encouraging replies! This is my one and only catt which I received as a gift 2 years ago, and I'm so happy that its still very healthy and blooming.
    Needless to say, I enjoyed posting messages and pictures and getting so much feedback from the members of this forum, most of who are across the globe from where I am.
    Special mention to my daughter Kara who is into photography and helped me a lot in taking the pictures.
    This is a great forum, am learning a lot from it, and even thinking of increasing my collection of catts now that I know more about them.
    Many thanks!!!

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    I just noticed that two of the flowers have color streaks on the backs.
    Is that normal for that cultivar?

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