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Cattleya purpurata var Ruba

This is a discussion on Cattleya purpurata var Ruba within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; A friend gave me this one a few years ago,since then I have picked up ...

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    Default Cattleya purpurata var Ruba

    A friend gave me this one a few years ago,since then I have picked up three other vars.I find them quite striking. I was in San Fran about 10 years ago and the people we were staying with took us to a cut flower nursery and the chap there had a tressel with about twenty purpurata's all different plus I think two that were perfumedName:  2012_1113pur0002.JPG
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    Wish I had friends like that, beautiful

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    Great friends! AND a beautiful cattleya orchid.

    cheers,
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    Very nice purpurata

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    Lovely variety, but it is not a var. rubra.

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    Okay what is it

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    I would say Cindarosa or Cindarosa x Tipo offspring.

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    Beautiful clone!

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    I went and had a good look at the label,and you are right it is not ruba it is ruby. I think I assumed someone made a mistake and ment ruba. Thanks Amey

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