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Cattleya Bertheauana

This is a discussion on Cattleya Bertheauana within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Cattleya Bertheauana var. coerulea A primary hybrid made with 2 beautiful Brazilian species, Cattleya schilleriana ...

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    Cattleya Bertheauana var. coerulea

    A primary hybrid made with 2 beautiful Brazilian species, Cattleya schilleriana and Cattleya intermedia. Both parents and all offspring are coeruleas.
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    Mabuhay!

    That is one f***ing freaking beautiful Cattleya. A must have. Congrats!!!!

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    Now I have to figure out where I can get this! Neat lavendar spots!

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    The coerulea color is great.
    A intermedia aquinii was used in the cross I suppose.

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    Quote Originally Posted by eorchids View Post
    The coerulea color is great.
    A intermedia aquinii was used in the cross I suppose.
    You are right. It was used C. intermedia coerulea "Blue Rhapsody".
    This plant is a flamea variety which is similar to the original C. intermedia "Aquinii" or to be correct it is similar to C. intermedia var. aquinoide.

    For your information var. aquinii doesn't exist. "Aquinii" is the cultivar (name) of probably the first C. intermedia trilabeloide found and shipped to Europe. To be correct all plants with the same color pattern can't be called var. aquinii but are variety aquinoide.

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    WOW !!! I love the color!!

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    Outstanding! I reaqlly like this one

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    Interesting flowers!

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    Wow that is leaving one speechless, so beautiful. Congratulations.

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