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BLC. Esmerelda 'Heritage' AM AOS

This is a discussion on BLC. Esmerelda 'Heritage' AM AOS within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Here is a lovely green cattleya orchid in bloom. It has a hint of purple ...

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    Default BLC. Esmerelda 'Heritage' AM AOS

    Here is a lovely green cattleya orchid in bloom. It has a hint of purple on the tip of the lip. Very subtle. It has a wonderful fragrance, though not strong.

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    Thanks for checking it out!

    Cheers,
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    That is really really nice! The purple is so subtle, and it looks big, too.

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    Very nice shade of green and the tiny hint of purple makes it really unexpected and cool.

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    That is so pretty! I just ordered a Blc. "Ports of paradise' because it is green - I really love green flowers, I think they are just the coolest!! Yours looks great, Bruce!

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    Thanks everyone! Denise, it is a standard cattleya, so a large bloom. There are actually three blooms on this one - one is hidden in the photo behind the wooden wall stud.

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    That is a very nice shade and the shape is beautiful! Very nice one! Thanx for showing it. I don't think i've seen that gentle shade before.
    Becky....i've had a regular 'Ports of Paradise' and mine is finally looking up. I also have two from a grower here that should be amazing. I can't wait as the larger one is in sheath.
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    Beautiful Bruce, I have a NOID greenie that is simular, maybe they are family.
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    That's a pretty greenie, Bruce. (I also like the little hint of purple on the lip).

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    I really like the green color on this one, and the purple goes with it, oddly enough...

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