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BC Hoku Gem 'Sunspots'

This is a discussion on BC Hoku Gem 'Sunspots' within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I had been looking for a Richard Mueller hybrid for some time and came across ...

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    I had been looking for a Richard Mueller hybrid for some time and came across this little one a few weeks ago at a garden shop in San Fran.......I am in love!

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    Love it! The Richard Muellers are irresistible. I love all the spots and dots.

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    Lovely - so are all the other Richard Mueller crosses.

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    Got to love those Mueller crosses and their color shifts. Nice orchid blooms Jason! Glad you got one!

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    Mine is in bloom, but your looks better than mine. Wanna trade?

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    Nice. Appears to be more heavily spotted on the front side of the petals than most of the Hoku Gems.

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    Wow! That really is lovely! Love the spots and color combination.

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    That's a great one Jason! Is it fragrant? Betty :-)

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    While I obviously can't speak for Jason, I'd have to say probably no scent, Betty. In my experience, the Hoku Gems have no fragrance. Come to think of it, I can't recall ever happening upon a Richard Mueller cross that was fragrant. Hmm........

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    If that is so; then I'm wondering "why" my bc. Fuchs Star is so fragrant during the day ?! It's supposed to be a brassavola/cattleya maxima cross. Aren't the Richard Muellers crossed with brassavolas? Betty
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    While I obviously can't speak for Jason, I'd have to say probably no scent, Betty. In my experience, the Hoku Gems have no fragrance. Come to think of it, I can't recall ever happening upon a Richard Mueller cross that was fragrant. Hmm........

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