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Encyclia alata, tampensis and Cindy

This is a discussion on Encyclia alata, tampensis and Cindy within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Got home from vacation and all these opened up while I was away. The close-up ...

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    Default Encyclia alata, tampensis and Cindy

    Got home from vacation and all these opened up while I was away. The close-up is the alata. The tampensis is mounted and the Cindy (alata x tampensis) is next to it.
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    very nice, like the deepness to the color of the tepals on yours!

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    Thanks, Ron. This is one of favorite plants. Tons of 2" blooms every summer.

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    and the fragrance is wonderful too!

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    If you like alata's fragrance you would love 'cindy's'! Sweet and twice as strong. Small plant too. Mines in a two inch pot with a 3' spike and two new growths on the way for next year's blooming.

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    Beautiful!!! I think I need a vacation...

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    Very pretty, the Alata has a really nice coloration.

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    Very beautiful.

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    Wish I could smell them. Such beautiful orchids and a nice surprise to arrive home and find!

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    Lovely! Very striking markings.

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