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Cattlianthe Portia 'Gloriosa'

This is a discussion on Cattlianthe Portia 'Gloriosa' within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This is a primary hybrid of Guarianthe bowringiana and Cattleya labiata. From this plant I ...

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    Default Cattlianthe Portia 'Gloriosa'

    This is a primary hybrid of Guarianthe bowringiana and Cattleya labiata.
    From this plant I am getting every year 10 to 16 flowers on each inflorescence with an average size of 11 cm.
    After dividing the plant last year, this year I got only 9 flowers on only one inflorescence.
    Let's see next year.
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    very pretty horst! i like it the vivid magenta

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    What an amazing color! Lovely orchid bloom, Horst.

    Cheers,
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    simply gorgeous!!

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    Stunning!!!!!!

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    What a lovely picture of a beautiful plant. Thank you for showing it to us, Horst.

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    That is certainly a high flower count, Horst. Beautiful color...Betty

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    Great name, great colors, and it blooms its head off. I am curious to see the outcome of next years bloom count also. AL

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    One of my favourite old hybrid. Awesome display by this one. I always confuse between the two very related crosses Porcia and Portia, until I read the awesome article by Chadwick.

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