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J Merkel X Sam Sharp AM/AOS

This is a discussion on J Merkel X Sam Sharp AM/AOS within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Anybody knows this one, I hope the tag is right. But love the colors...

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    Default J Merkel X Sam Sharp AM/AOS

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    Anybody knows this one, I hope the tag is right. But love the colors

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    Beautiful bloom! I would have to think the Merkel side hailed from Alberts and Merkle Bros. Back in the day that was a fantastic orchid nursery.

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    beautiful lip, wow.

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    WOW! Stark white with the intense colors on the lip. Nice!

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    Thanks for the comments,much appreciated.

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    Your tag is problematic. There is a Rhyncattleanthe (Blc.) Jean Merkel, but it is yellow breeding. Sam Sharp doesn't show up as a registered name in the RHS data base, nor as a grex name or clonal name in the AOS awards. I think you have a very nice NOID.

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    I was hoping Michael would be able to help with the ID. Still a lovely, lovely plant.

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    Very pretty semi-alba cattleya with really nice veining in the throat. Good growing.

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