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(Bc. Maikai x C. Maxima) 'Pearly Shell'

This is a discussion on (Bc. Maikai x C. Maxima) 'Pearly Shell' within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; You can see from the last picture, this plant has been not blooming for a ...

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    Cool (Bc. Maikai x C. Maxima) 'Pearly Shell'

    You can see from the last picture, this plant has been not blooming for a long time. It finally graced me with three buds...after a rough summer of burns and super high sun levels. Apparently this one likes obscene amounts of fertilizer and honey as well. lol

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    Hahaha, I have got the same kind of intergeneric cross and I treat it the same. It is standing behind a curtain an receives hugh amounts of direct sunlight. The leaves feal sometimes just hot! And every spring it's a wonderfull show of pink flowers. Good luck with the knowledge of your new treatment!

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    Can definitely see the Maikai in this hybrid. Never have had any luck blooming any of the Maikai.

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    So pretty. Another one that was well worth the wait for it to bloom.

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    Very nice. The colors are much better than my Maikai. Good growing.

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    Nice growing of this orchid, Connie!

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    Beautiful display, Connie. I love the Makais. They have a certain edge to them thaat Catts don't generally have.

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    That cross has been named, and courtesy of the taxonomists renaming an ancestral genus - it is now called Brassanthe Haleahi Profusion

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    Lovely Maikai lip.

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    Quote Originally Posted by raybark View Post
    That cross has been named, and courtesy of the taxonomists renaming an ancestral genus - it is now called Brassanthe Haleahi Profusion
    Thank You...time to go make up a new tag.

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