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Cattleya labiata var. semi-alba

This is a discussion on Cattleya labiata var. semi-alba within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Cattleya labiata var. semi-alba Cattleya labiatas are my favorite within the Brazilian Cattleyas. They are ...

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    Default Cattleya labiata var. semi-alba

    Cattleya labiata var. semi-alba

    Cattleya labiatas are my favorite within the Brazilian Cattleyas.
    They are easy to grow and forgive mistakes.
    They developed an ample pallet of color variation.
    They have a strong but pleasant fragrance.
    But they have something else, something difficult to explain.
    They show a kind of proudness, they have an attitude.
    Have a look at the image and you may know what I mean.
    Maybe you can explain it better than I can.
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    Beautiful flowers with a prominent background, I also love the scent of flowers

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    I agree this one has lots of attitude! What a beauty! If it were on a show table it would be saying "just give me the award". LOL

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    Horst, now I am simply starting to get plain ENVIOUS ! LOL no bad vibes from me though congrats on blooming this beauty. I wish, I could have access to nurseries who sell such beautiful plants. All that I know of sell crosses from plants whose pictures I cannot find on the net and cost like 30 euros for a plant that would bloom in 4 years, ridiculous ! I wouldnt mind paying 50 euros for a plant that someone can assure will bloom like this in the same amount of time !

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    Great shot, Horst. Very apt description of a great cattelya - a real regal beauty!

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    Very showy, I would say. Nice photo too, Horst.

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    Your description is perfect. What a lovely orchid and photo! Very well done, Horst!

    Cheers,
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    These labiate Cattleyas are definitely very Classy! Congratulations for growing them so successfully and thanks for sharing with us.

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