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Cattleya Dusky Maid 'Christina'

This is a discussion on Cattleya Dusky Maid 'Christina' within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; One of our red cattleyas is blooming currently. I always love this orchid. My tag ...

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    Default Cattleya Dusky Maid 'Christina'

    One of our red cattleyas is blooming currently. I always love this orchid. My tag was hand written and had a mistake but I have corrected it now. Previously I posted this cattleya orchid as LC Dusty Maid 'Christina' - but now realize it is Dusky Maid 'Christina' and of course the genus has been changed back to Cattleya. Cattleya Dusky Maid Orchid Grow Record

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    Cheers,
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    Wow, Bruce, that is a beauty, whether it's dusty or dusky! The lip looks like velvet.

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    WOW ! Lovely red, I also find the shape very appealing ! And now the name makes sense LOL !

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    Wow...love the color and the form both. Gorgeous!

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    Beautiful. Love the colour.

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    Everything a catt should be! Superb! Want one!

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    Wow so beautiful and I love that color.

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    I want one! Remo

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    BD, your into the Vintage Catts with this one. Still a lovely orchid.

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    well, like Roy said, its still a lovely orchid considering the hybrid was made during the 60s.

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