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Laelia purpurata

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    Default Laelia purpurata

    as seen before on the cover of a certain orchid book

    unfortunately I forgot these were opening and the buds got squished against the window...thereby facing every which way.


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    So many varieties. Yours has pink petals, very pretty!

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    yes normally white but in recent years it's gotten a pink tinge. maybe it's the high light it gets...

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    Then maybe mine might turn like yours also someday? Mine have the same lip as yours and one of the flowers have a thin pink line on one of the petals.

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    Wonderful, Jason! I think your beautiful photo is what keeps our forum orchid book selling after three years in publication.

    Cheers,
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    Nice growing - beautiful picture - It looks like it is blushing for the camera - maybe she dosn't like her picture taken.

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    Beautiful color, Jason. Mine always blooms in late summer, How Come?

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    not sure molly, probably depends on the plant and possibly also the conditions. this one always seems to bloom in mid-May for me.

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    Just lovely..........very nice picture!

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