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Friday's Blooms: Phal Violecea 'Borneo'

This is a discussion on Friday's Blooms: Phal Violecea 'Borneo' within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Phal Violecea 'Borneo' This little cutie opened up today; smells like tropical citrus, really yummy! ...

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    Smile Friday's Blooms: Phal Violecea 'Borneo'

    Phal Violecea 'Borneo'

    This little cutie opened up today; smells like tropical citrus, really yummy! Best fragrance in the morning, in the sun. Bloom is about 1.5" across.

    Thanks! ~Becky
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    "Leave me...with your Borneo...I don't need..that much to keep me warm."

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    oooh This is a really nice bloom, I like the colors distribution.

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    Just lovely! I think ours is blooming too.

    Cheers,
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    Two great blooms! How did you manage to get your plants here in such good shape that the flowers are opening? Did you get to Villa Park?

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    What did you do with your Violecia?? Mine are struggling along. In fact I just found my baby with rotted off leaves yesterday. I wasn't happy. The humidity and daily storms are taking a toll along with the heat. Its rough in Florida in August. I cannot wait for the fall cool down!
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    Beautiful, Becky. The pink coloration looks airbrushed on.

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    Well done Becky. Next try to get mentawai and Malaysia violacea easy to grow.

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    Becky--that really is a beauty. I love violaceas. Yours really has beautiful color distribution.

    Just out of curiosity--is its clonal name really "Borneo"? I guess that just catches my eye since there there's the whole violacea/bellinas used to be violacea var Borneo thing. But either way, I guess it makes sense since they do originally come from Borneo.

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    I know this post is super old, but all violacea var. Borneo have been reclassified as Phalaenopsis bellina.

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