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Laelia purpurata

This is a discussion on Laelia purpurata within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; L. purpurata...

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    Default Laelia purpurata

    L. purpurata
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    Love the second pic. That coloration is beautiful!

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    lovely and nice shots tom!

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    That is lovely, Tom. Just outstanding. These are two different plants of the same type? I love them both. When you are tired of either of them or they get too big for your space I know a little greenhouse in Arkansas that has a spot reserved for these guys. lol.

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    Will do, Bruce.

    They are two different L. purpurata. I was told the first one should be variety anelata and the second one might be just a semi-alba cross.

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    how lovely...wish i could have one like this..thanks for sharing

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    Wow ! Gorgeous color forms ! Never seen the first one.

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    The first flower is by far my favorite...it's just gorgeous!!

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    Absolutely gorgeous...........lovely pictures!

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    Gorgeous! I don't think I've ever seen a semi-alba purpurata before. The dramatic dark lip on the other is lovely too.

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