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Blc. Kusuma 'Rainbow'

This is a discussion on Blc. Kusuma 'Rainbow' within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Can anybody see the difference between the two blooms?...

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    Can anybody see the difference between the two blooms?
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    Looks like one is upside down!!

    Pretty flower though.

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    Lololol. Maybe u turned the pot while the spike was developing? This happens sometimes lolol. Still pretty tho!!
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    There is a wider lip in the second photo, with more red in the throat.

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    The lip in the first one is more elongated and the petals and sepals are more symmetrical.

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    Looks like it bloomed in a different position and then was staked up to display a flower that was hanging down. ??

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