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Dendrobium Gatton Sunray 'Excelsior' FCC RHS

This is a discussion on Dendrobium Gatton Sunray 'Excelsior' FCC RHS within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I have posted pictures of Den Gatton Sunray before. This time the blooms are better ...

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    Default Dendrobium Gatton Sunray 'Excelsior' FCC RHS

    I have posted pictures of Den Gatton Sunray before. This time the blooms are better because the thrips are now under control. This is the oldest orchid I have, since 1963 (if I remember correctly).
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    WOW What a Beauty !!!!

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    Gorgeous at nearly fifty! This is very impressive Yew. Al

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    An oldie but a beauty! I've always wanted this one but since I grow under lights only, it's just not possible. Thanks for posting, Yew!

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    Beautiful. This orchid has 'aged' very well. haha.. Seriously beautiful. So glad you got the thrips under control.

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    awesome beautiful. this orchid is older than me... I wonder how big the plant has become.

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    Quote Originally Posted by catttan View Post
    This is the oldest orchid I have, since 1963 (if I remember correctly).
    !!!!!!! 1963!!!!! Flabbergasted!

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    Quote Originally Posted by delphiguy View Post
    awesome beautiful. this orchid is older than me... I wonder how big the plant has become.
    The one blooming is a division of the original plant. I have 3 divisions, with 4 - 5 canes per division, with the tallest cane at 3ft. A division I have given to a friend has grown into a humongous clump with the tallest canes measuring 5 ft.

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    No matter how old, its lovely..I hope 40 years from now I will still be into orchids!

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    This orchid has developed a long time, surely it bears a very special meaning, beautiful flowers

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