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Vanda Panchara Delight 'Isabela'

This is a discussion on Vanda Panchara Delight 'Isabela' within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This vanda has doubled in size over the last year. The flowers are larger now ...

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    Default Vanda Panchara Delight 'Isabela'

    This vanda has doubled in size over the last year. The flowers are larger now at 4.5" while last year they were under 4". I've noticed on some vandas that the flowers seem to get larger after they've been open a couple of weeks. Has anyone else noticed that or am I imagining it?
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    Big and beautiful flowers Jeff. I also love to see the rapid growth that some Vandas are capable of when their happy. I think you may very well be right about the bloom expansion after the flowers have been open for a time, but I can't prove it............................AL

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    OOOOOH! I'm in love! I think, if I can find one, that this will be my first vanda.

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    Jeff, it is beautiful.

    My Pachara Delight's flowers get bigger after opening.

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    the color just to die for.thank you for sharing Jeff

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    Absolutely amazing color, I finally broke down and added a vanda to my collection, I hope I can do as well as you did.

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    Very lovely blooms. And yes, they do get bigger. They stretch and flatten out.

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    my mokara, and a renantanda i used to have did the same thing, the petals stretch out after the flowers open, the mokara opens with rounded petals, and over the course of a week or so, they stretch to the normal star shape, and the color deepens some too. your vanda is great! nice big flowers. congrats.

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    Amazing, gotta find one... Love it!............................................

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    A very beautiful Pachara Delight. I've noticed that the vandas here reach their full size about a week after they open.

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