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Cattleya (Lc) Elegans

This is a discussion on Cattleya (Lc) Elegans within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Attractive but very big primary hybrid (guttata x purpurata). Highly variable depending on the cross. ...

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    Default Cattleya (Lc) Elegans

    Attractive but very big primary hybrid (guttata x purpurata). Highly variable depending on the cross. The fragrance is wonderful.

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    Very beautiful, thanks for sharing.

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    Fantastic plant & photography!
    Thank you for sharing, Eric!
    Could you describe the fragrance please?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nataliwind View Post
    Could you describe the fragrance please?
    I'm not very gifted for doing that ! It is spicy and... I'll try again (and my wife too) tomorrow morning. Now, it has no fragrance.
    Thank you.

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    Very beautiful ! I have a var rubra of this cross it is tiny compared to this one, I guess it will be some years before it blooms.

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    Very very nice! Love it!

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    I really like tall cattleyas and with fragrance also that's real winner.

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    Quote Originally Posted by eorchids View Post
    . I'll try again (and my wife too) tomorrow morning.
    Great idea!
    Women are usually better about describing perfume etc.

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    Beautiful! I love the big plants too...yours looks happy and bustin' healthy! Great job and gorgeous blooms!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Halloamey View Post
    I guess it will be some years before it blooms.
    I got it with the 4 small pseudobulbs that you can see. This is the 3rd blooming. Now it is 75cm (2.5 feet) high.

    Quote Originally Posted by Nataliwind View Post
    Women are usually better about describing perfume etc.
    That's true !

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