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Cattleya Sandra Turner

This is a discussion on Cattleya Sandra Turner within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I do like these waxy flowered, multi-flowered catts, and the spotty effect here makes it ...

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    I do like these waxy flowered, multi-flowered catts, and the spotty effect here makes it nicely different. These probably come from C.aclandiae in the background, , which is notionaly 1/3rd of the bloodline, but another 1/3rd is C.guttata, and I have seen that species with a lot of spots too. Has been grown in S/H for a year now, which probably saved the blooms when the greenhouse got too hot for plant life recently, and the leaves on the older canes are a rather faded whitish green as a result. But the leading cane is OK ,so hopefully a new growth will follow flowering to set it on the right road again.

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    A very nice spotty, Geoff!

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    This is a knock-out. Very nice and one I would love to have.

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    beautiful, a real eye opener!

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    I have a spotty one out back opening it's buds. Your's is lovely!

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    Its a pity we are not next door neighbours Connie , I think we have the same taste in orchids !

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    Nice spotty !

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    Beautiful! I love spotted cattleyas. Is there any fragrance?

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    Stunning cattleya blooms, Geoff!

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