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My first ever Cattleya in Bloom

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    Default My first ever Cattleya in Bloom

    I do not know much about cattleyas since I have never had one in my life, but the sales lady was very convincing at the greenhouse, so I bought this about a month ago with a spike and the first bloom just opened today. I don't think it is fully open but I really love the color!

    P.S. sorry for the ugly cement background of the Orchid room
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    I like the color too. Congrats on your first catt, very done!

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    Very nice. It looks like it has Laelia anceps in it.

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    VERY nice! Congratulations on your first cattleya!

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    Stunning color! And, don't worry about the background--this way there's nothing to distract you from the flower in the photo. So, how long will it be until you get your second Catt?

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    Really beautiful! Great choice.

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    gorgeous color on this one. looking at the flower, bet you do not complain on the saleswoman convincing you to buy this

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    Thanks for the comments guys.. I actually didn't like Catts before I got this one(I am very easily convinced by sales people when it comes to Orchids he he he ). Rob, I am sure I will get other Cattleyas. I want one with the really big flowers...I guess I need to research them a bit more before

    My next purchase will be a larg Cymbidium as I already have a mini one, but for the large one, I have the perfect spot prepared for it at home. I should find blooming ones in Feb in my area. I just can't wait!

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    Wonderful color, Fadi!! I think you *need* a few more.

    Cheers,
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    Great color. Looks big too.

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