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Cattleya maxima

This is a discussion on Cattleya maxima within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This is the second time the plant bloomed this year....

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    Default Cattleya maxima

    This is the second time the plant bloomed this year.




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    I never tire of seeing these... yours is lovely!

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    That is stunning! I love it, John!

    Cheers,
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    I like the second picture... I can see myself making a fresh cup of tea, and sitting next to the desk, enjoying my afternoon.

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    Beautiful blooms, lucky you to be able to enjoy two sets of blooms per year.

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    That is really stunning. One of my favorite catts.

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    Beautiful flowers and a well grown plant. Thanks for sharing. Bill

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    great looking flowers, good growing.

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    2 bloomings! Great! wish mine would do that

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    Thanks.
    The previous bloom was in April. You can still see the old flower stem from the pseudobulb on the right.
    I'm not sure yet if this plant likes a 6 month blooming cycle or if this one is just a really late, out of season bloom.

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