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Potinara Hoku Gem 'Freckles' HCC/AOS

This is a discussion on Potinara Hoku Gem 'Freckles' HCC/AOS within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Since Jason recently posted Hoku Gem 'Sunspots', thought I'd share mine also. Cute little orchid ...

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    Default Potinara Hoku Gem 'Freckles' HCC/AOS

    Since Jason recently posted Hoku Gem 'Sunspots', thought I'd share mine also. Cute little orchid that blooms more than once a year, and as a Richard Mueller progeny, it shares the characteristic of opening more reddish, and finishing more yellow. This is a week or more after it opened, so not as reddish as it was. The less-red of the two blooms opened 2 days before the other.
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    Those are so pretty!

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    Good growing or is it blooming? LOL

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    It's gorgeous! I can't get enough of these...my blooms haven't faded yet and I already have another growth in sheath. I can't wait!
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    Quite nice, Kathi!

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    I love the "freckles"....pretty, pretty

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    Kathi - what a beautiful orchid! I have this one and love it.

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    What a gorgeous bloom...love the colours

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    Since this has now been in bloom almost 2 months (it opened on 11/19), and is probably due to drop the blooms anyday now, thought I'd show what the color looks like now:
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    Love the color change.

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