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Cattleya dowiana 'Rosita'

This is a discussion on Cattleya dowiana 'Rosita' within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; It is a precious gift from my good friend. You can imagine how happy I ...

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    Default Cattleya dowiana 'Rosita'

    It is a precious gift from my good friend. You can imagine how happy I am seeing it blooming! (Sorry that I have some problem in the date setting of the camera)Name:  748.jpg
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    What an awesome labellum !!! But I would say it is not the famed var. Rosita but probably its cross.

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    What a glorious orchid!

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    Lovely cattleya!!

    cheers,
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    Very very beautiful. Congrats.

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    What a beauty! Love the coloration.

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    What a beauty. Would you happen to know where in Beijing I could see orchids as I plan a trip sometime this year?

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    Thanks everyone for your viewing!
    Also thanks Amy for pointing out that this one is not a rosita form. In fact my friend told me that this one was var. aurea. The lab shows it is a rosita form. Even so it is still my favorite orchid!
    Hi Mary, welcome to China! I think Beijing is too cold for most orchids. I will ask my friend in Beijing then give you an PM.

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    You better keep that beauty under lock and key! It's gorgeous!

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