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Bc. Little Stars x Maikai 'Hawaii first flowering

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    Default Bc. Little Stars x Maikai 'Hawaii first flowering

    This is the first flowering for me and I have no idea if the size of the flower is OK or not. I w as expecting something a bit larger... on the order of 3" but maybe because it is a small plant (4" pot) this flower is only about 2"; there is a second bud not pictured because it hasn't opened. I do love the color and know with time it should fade to white.... any feed back as to future size?????


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    I am not sure about the size, but it is a beautiful color. I bet it is also fragrant?

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    I really like the lip on this guy!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brutal_Dreamer View Post
    I am not sure about the size, but it is a beautiful color. I bet it is also fragrant?

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    So far can't detect any fragrance...

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    With the B. nodosa in it maybe it will be more fragrant at night.

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    Very cute bloom!! I love the lip color!

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    Yes, Jeffery, I just came in from the GH and it does indeed have a most wonderful fragrance!

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    Howard it is beautiful. Glad it has a fragrance. Is it gardenia like smell?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tmai View Post
    Howard it is beautiful. Glad it has a fragrance. Is it gardenia like smell?
    Right now I don't think I'd call it gardenia.... 'cause I LOVE gardenia! But maybe in a few days the fragrance will develop more.

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    I love the spots on the lip. I have a Bc Maikai cross, and it is fragrant also.

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