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...the tag said Cattleya Portia

This is a discussion on ...the tag said Cattleya Portia within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; And then the flowers bloomed out. I am not an expert, but from the pictures ...

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    Cool ...the tag said Cattleya Portia

    And then the flowers bloomed out. I am not an expert, but from the pictures i'm seeing online I am thinking this one has a wrong tag. The flowers aren't large, but they make up for their size with their form, substance and dark color. There hasn't been a picture that catches the color just right, they are a unusual color purple.

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    This is the closest to the actual color i've got the camera to give me yet. The bud partially opened on the right is the color they are closest to now.

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    A very striking color!

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    Lovely...like the color.

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    A classic mix up, I believe your orchid is a Cattlianthe Porcia and not Portia.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Halloamey View Post
    A classic mix up, I believe your orchid is a Cattlianthe Porcia and not Portia.
    Nailed it!! I was just about to suggest Porcia!

    Cheers,
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brutal_Dreamer View Post
    Nailed it!! I was just about to suggest Porcia!

    Cheers,
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    Well time to make it a new tag....now my Blue Boy from the same lady is in bud. I so hope this one is tagged correctly....

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