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Lc. Mini Purple 'Blue Hawaii'

This is a discussion on Lc. Mini Purple 'Blue Hawaii' within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Hi all! I was in Montreal since Wednesday, and I just got home to this ...

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    Smile Lc. Mini Purple 'Blue Hawaii'

    Hi all!

    I was in Montreal since Wednesday, and I just got home to this little cutie! I transplanted this plant into S&H recently; here is the link:

    http://www.rv-orchidworks.com/orchid...-into-s-h.html

    I was SO sure this bloom was going to blast...it started to develop in NYC about 4 weeks ago, then we drove to Chicago (this plant was a U-Haul resident!!) and stayed with my husband's in-laws for 2 weeks waiting for our apartment to be ready (and it kept growing) where it sat on the east-facing porch outside (and it got COLD at night!!), and now its in a southern-facing windowsill in the city in our new apartment and it SURVIVED!!! Its some sort of miracle, I tell ya....and a true testament to the durability of cattleyas, they have truly won my heart!!

    And it smells nice too...very floral. I'll tell ya more about the scent tomorrow when it's been in the sun for a bit.


    ~B
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    What a beautiful bloom! I just adore the colour!
    Don't you just love it when you can grow orchids no matter where!
    Do tell us about the scent!
    Last edited by Miki; September 1st, 2008 at 04:26 AM.

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    I like how mine has faded over the last two weeks to a paler blue-lavendar. See if yours does, too!

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    Woow Becky,
    this is really a very beautiful flower!
    Too bad we can't smell it through the computer...

    This gives me hope for my plants which I already have repotted.



    Stefanie

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    Congratulations to both you and the plant Becky! What a lovely flower and gosh, in between all those moves and changes, you must ave done something right!!!

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    Glad to see yours can bloom after traveling....could you have a talk with mine?? lol That is a nice blue!

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    Wonderful blue!! I am so happy it bloomed even after the move.

    Cheers,
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    Absolutely beautiful, I really like those colors, very "elegant". This makes me want to try a Catt, time to shop!

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    Thanks for all your kind responses!! Ok, the scent on this one is *very* potent...somewhat like plumeria, its pretty!! Very flowery, I'm sure you'd all love it

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    A very nice cross!!

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