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Lc. Blue Grotto 'Blue Lustre'

This is a discussion on Lc. Blue Grotto 'Blue Lustre' within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I find that bifolates don't like to be repotted. This one didn't bloom for two ...

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    Default Lc. Blue Grotto 'Blue Lustre'

    I find that bifolates don't like to be repotted. This one didn't bloom for two years after repotting. This is the first new bloom with seven flowers. No fragrance unfortunately. The longest psuedobulbs is 17".

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    Very lovely flowers! I know what you mean about some plants not liking repotting. I have a very old cross that I repotted and so far they aren't doing much other than sulking. I hope mine wake up soon and start blooming like this one! Great job!

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    Lovely flowers finally bloom for you congratulations.

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    Jeff that is awesome !! I am blue Catt fancier, and it doen't get any better than this. Such a healthy plant, great blooms !

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    That is one cool orchid, Jeff! Love the cluster of blooms and especially the color.

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    Fabulous composition, with that blue/violet drawing one's attention to it- a lovely color on beautiful blooms!

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    Fabulous blue catts. Definitely one for my wish list.

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    Great bloom, Jeff

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    For a fan of blue cattleyas like me your Rht. Blue Grotto is "Head Turning"
    A close up image from the flower cluster would be appreciated.

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