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Laelia purpurata

This is a discussion on Laelia purpurata within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Another addition I picked out today.The blooms are past their prime. This plant is 20" ...

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    Default Laelia purpurata

    Another addition I picked out today.The blooms are past their prime. This plant is 20" tall. The leaves on this plant are very light green in color. The grower said a shot of Epsome Salt(magnesium sulfate) would do this plant some good. This one also will be grow on my balcony. Have Fun,Rich
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    now thats a laelia i wouldnt mind owning! Rich, you dont have gouldiana or anceps do you? i have one of each on the way, but growth advice has been a little mixed.....

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    Bet your balcony will be even more lovely with this addition! Beautiful Laelia purpurata. I love how dark the lip seems to be on your orchid bloom. I have seem them lighter, but prefer the darker lip on this one. Congratulations on the new addition.

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    Wow, Rich! Such intense contrast in colors. That' great!

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    Gorgeous love the intense purple, nice addition.

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    Looks a lot like L. purpurata Aco. Beautiful blooming plant, I have to wait a long time for mine to bloom

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