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Laelia Purpurata Alba

This is a discussion on Laelia Purpurata Alba within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I have always had good luck with laelia purpuratas and have a couple of them ...

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    Default Laelia Purpurata Alba

    I have always had good luck with laelia purpuratas and have a couple of them now. This is purpurata alba, which bloomed last month. It's very happy in semi-hydroponic pots with puffed clay pellets. It goes outside for the summer and is under lights during the rest of the year.

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    That is absolutely stunning!

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    such a marvel. I love laelias, particularly the alba ones

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    Gorgeous ! L. purpurata has got to be my favorite Cattleya alliance plant. I just love all of the color varieties .

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    What a beautiful colour form... so pure.. thanks for shairng... and I agree about Laelia purpurata being one of the more exciting and interesting orchids with all it's different colour forms.. one can have a whole collection based on the different varieties.

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    WOW WOW WOW ... I love it.
    Those blooms are just stunning.
    Your picture is also beautiful, congratulations!

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    Never seen an alba before, simply outstanding, you must be very proud. Thanks for sharing.

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    Fantastic!!!! WOW!!! A must have! WOW!!!.........

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    Had to check this out after seeing your "Laelia Purpurata Carnea". Stunning white!

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