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Laelia rubescens semi-alba

This is a discussion on Laelia rubescens semi-alba within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I bought a large rubscens back in Sep. It wasn't in good shape so I ...

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    Default Laelia rubescens semi-alba

    I bought a large rubscens back in Sep. It wasn't in good shape so I repotted, and divided it into 2 along the process. Both spiked very soon after that, small one with 1 spike, larger one with 2 spikes.
    Here is the bloom from the small plant. Flowers started to open 2 days ago, I thought it would open more, but this is it. It acutally starts to close after dark. The light scent gets stronger in the sun, but I can't describe it.
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    It is beautiful, and your photography of it is amazing too.

    Cheers,
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    Beautiful, I love it!

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    That is a lovely white! Great job!

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    Really Elegant! Great growing and great photography. Bill

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    I like the dark throat, really beautiful, and nice picture too.

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    Wow, taht's a nice one.. very crisp picture too!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lizgeo View Post
    The light scent gets stronger in the sun, but I can't describe it.
    My son points out it's licorice scent.

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    So beautiful!!! Love it! And fantastic pictures!!!

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    Cool flowers. I love it.

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