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Beautiful Slc. but a bit of disappointment

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    Default Beautiful Slc. but a bit of disappointment

    A case of mismatch name tags, clearly. This plant was labeled Slc. Jewel Box, but not it turns out to be something different. I was so happy for the past month since the plant was in bud, finally it opened today, but I was not so pleasantly surprised. Here are the pictures anyways it is beautiful...
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    Your Slc looks like it is perhaps an Slc Wendy's Valentine.

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    Thanks Pavel, I checked some pictures of Slc. Wendys valentine, but the over all color seems different, plus in the valentine the lip is completely yellow, whereas in this one deep inside it is a brilliant red, also valentine shape is more flat and the petals are much broader. May be it is a hybrid?? I have contacted the vendor by email, but still no reply. Lets see.

    And thanks BD for fixing up the post issue.

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