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pink and white cattleya orchid in bloom

This is a discussion on pink and white cattleya orchid in bloom within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; After long wait, catt finally in bloom!! No id though. Any ideas?...

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    Default pink and white cattleya orchid in bloom

    After long wait, catt finally in bloom!! No id though. Any ideas?
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    Lovely coloring, but no clue as to this orchid's identity.

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    Nope, not a clue. But, it is pretty!!

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    Sorry, no name from me either. Just more praise for your lovely flower...

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    Very pretty. Looks very much like my Blc Haw Yuan Beauty 'Pearl'.

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    Thank you! Will keep note of Yew Sung's opinion. :-)

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    I hope you find a name for that one, Nancy. It's beautiful enough to add to MY WISH LIST! Is it fragrant? Thanks for posting the picture of it...Betty :-)

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    I just got an input from a friend, thinks its C. Empress of Mercury 'Gwo-luen' , a Taiwan hybrid cloned in the late 80's.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nyortiga View Post
    I just got an input from a friend, thinks its C. Empress of Mercury 'Gwo-luen' , a Taiwan hybrid cloned in the late 80's.
    I have to disagree with your friend that this is Empress of Mercury 'Gwo-luen'. The particular clone was very popular in the seventies and I used to have one. Unfortunately it has gone to orchid heaven. Though it was two-toned like your catt it was a bit more floppy, didn't have very good substance and overall presentation wasn't as good. But don't get me wrong - it was very good for its time.

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    Thanks, Yew! Will inform him.

    Betty: It does not have fragrance. Glad you like it!! :-)

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