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Cattleya Tainaka

This is a discussion on Cattleya Tainaka within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; A minicatt that is very easy to grow and has a strong spicy fragrance. Usually ...

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    Default Cattleya Tainaka

    A minicatt that is very easy to grow and has a strong spicy fragrance. Usually only 1-2- flowers per spike.

    Another plant:

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    Thats a very pretty Catt' you have there. Would look good in any company. The name you give it isn't registered, any chance you know the parents ???

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    Lovely! Nice shape

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    What a pretty mini! And it actually smells nice? Bravo! BTW - how easy is "easy"? Bear in mind some of us don't live in Orchidland.

    Maura

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    very cute too.

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    Very nice! Good form and deep colored lip. I also like the blush around the edges of the petals.

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    Wow the lip color is sooo deep !

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    Lovely cattleya bloom!! Great shape to this orchid flower.

    cheers,
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    Thanks all.

    Roy, I don't know the parentage but the name pops out in a Google search. Mine came unlabelled, I got the name from Google.

    Maura, it really is easy. Grown slightly brighter than phals, blooms on ever new bulb without fail (no bud blast) and forms nice clumps with multiple growths. On the whole, I find minicatts easier than standards.

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