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Cattleya warneri var. coerulea

This is a discussion on Cattleya warneri var. coerulea within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I am proud to introduce a Black Rot Survivor, Cattleya warneri var. coerulea. I might ...

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    Default Cattleya warneri var. coerulea

    I am proud to introduce a Black Rot Survivor, Cattleya warneri var. coerulea. I might have mentioned before about last summer disaster. The black rot killed over 50 Cattleya plants in my collection; 30 of them were species. Some plants were damaged but not killed. This one bloomed for me first time last year with four flowers on two spikes. After "Black Rot Surgery" I was able to save only one half of the plant. Anyway, the plant is alive and the flowers are opening now!
    The pictures are from yesterday.





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    Such a lovely orchid. Beautiful! I am so glad you were able to save it.

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    Thank you Bill!! me, too!

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    Congratulations, it's beautiful.

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    Thank you Eric!

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    Such a beautiful catt! I'm glad you were able to save it.

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    Thank you Connie!
    Here are some "fresh" pictures. The flowers are 7,5" in diameter (bigger than before)







    P.S. the brown spot on the last picture is sunburn.
    Last edited by Nataliwind; April 12th, 2012 at 10:14 PM.

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    Love love! On the wish list! so gorgeous!
    I'm glad you could save the plant.
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    Love love! On the wish list! so gorgeous!
    I'm glad you could save the plant.
    Alex

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    Wow, another beautiful jewel from your collection !! Glad that you were able to revive it back to health.

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