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C. Porcia "Westonbirt"

This is a discussion on C. Porcia "Westonbirt" within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This one is bigger than my other Porcia. It has 7 flowers, 6 are open. ...

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    Default C. Porcia "Westonbirt"

    This one is bigger than my other Porcia. It has 7 flowers, 6 are open. There were 2 spikes but the other one broke for some reason.

    Thanks for looking
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    Very pretty blooms. Thanks for sharing it with us.

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    Wow! That's good looking plant and pretty blooms too.

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    Love the flowers, but the plant is too big for my grow space... lucky you!

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    Thanks for showing pic of a very old friend.Mine unfortunately is now in orchid heaven.

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    Thanks guys.


    Quote Originally Posted by catttan View Post
    Thanks for showing pic of a very old friend.Mine unfortunately is now in orchid heaven.
    Sorry to hear about yours. I guess I'm just lucky to got a hold of these Porcias. I got them from a guy who's been growing orchids for over 40 years and he's very knowledgeable. I learn a lot every time I go to his greenhouse, and he has an awesome collection. He told me that he acquired some of his plants as a trade from the Arboretum where he lives.

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    Very beautiful flowers Marissa, I like the sheen on the petals and the nice lip; the bowringiana parentage is quite dominant. Very healthy plant too, although it's true it grows quite big.

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    I am a fan of Portias ! Do you have the coerula as well ? I also love the large growth size of these beautities, I hope they impart it to their offspring.

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    Lovely! Look at the size of that monster.

    Cheers,
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    these flowers are soo lovely, Marissa. congrats

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