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BLC. Golden Embers 'Chris' AM/AOS

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    Default BLC. Golden Embers 'Chris' AM/AOS

    Ok, this will be the final bloom I post today - I just wanted to share some of the color going on in the greenhouse this morning. I sprayed today, so I know that the blooms will not last too much longer. Anyway, this cattleya bloom is huge. We don't stake out cattleya spikes very often (just don't have the time), but this one could use a stake. The bloom is so large and heavy, it hangs down. I stood it up with my hand to take the photo. It is fragrant and looks like velvet up close. Sorry about the photos. I had to stand in a chair for this one.

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    Cheers,
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    Love those colors !!!
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    Wow ! it is a beauty your greenhouse must smell wonderful . Gin

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    I haven't seen that color combo before....it's an eye-catcher! Gorgeous...and the shape of the petals is so different too!
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    That lip is obscene! Like a Vegas showgirl with her big frilly hat!

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    I opened this post and gasped out loud! Bruce, that is spectacular. Fragrant, velvety floof at its finest. I love the color combination and contrast! WOW!

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    Wow! that is one huge gorgeous blossom. Way to go, Bruce!

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    Quote Originally Posted by clintdawley View Post
    That lip is obscene! Like a Vegas showgirl with her big frilly hat!
    Clint's comment is hillarious and his comparison is right on the money!
    Beautiful and ultra showy!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lambert View Post
    Clint's comment is hillarious and his comparison is right on the money!
    Beautiful and ultra showy!
    Clint always makes me smile with his insights/ observations. heheheh...

    Thanks, everyone, for the nice comments. I really like this bloom. I am so pleased with it, but unlike the other catts blooming for me now, this guy only has the one bloom - huge though it is.

    Cheers,
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