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Vanda coerulea 'alba'

This is a discussion on Vanda coerulea 'alba' within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Gotcha! I think I successfully pollinated the flower. The flower itself completely turned to WHITE ...

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    Gotcha!

    I think I successfully pollinated the flower. The flower itself completely turned to WHITE when I checked the plant this evening.

    The pollen was from one of the hybrids - V. bensonii x V. pumila.




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    Looks quite lovely as a white. I'm very surprised as to its color change.

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    Me too. It is so white.

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    very interesting. I wouldn't have expected that upon fertilization.

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    Really interesting share. Orchids are so cool.

    cheers,
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    Please keep us up to date on this one. Very curious.

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    That is very interesting to know. Most probably it is to deter insect pollinators, as the flower changes the color, the pollinating insects do not find it attractive.

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    ha! I was in the shadehouse and I have a coerulea hybrid with a flower turning white. I will send you a photo Naoki.

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    Now what? I have no idea as to what to do with it.
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