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It's Open! Double Sheathed Catt

This is a discussion on It's Open! Double Sheathed Catt within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; It's Open - the first bud of the double sheathed Catt. I'll be adding the ...

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    Default It's Open! Double Sheathed Catt

    It's Open - the first bud of the double sheathed Catt. I'll be adding the picture tonight. Wow, it is gorgeous!!!

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    GREAT! I look forward to seeing it!

    Cheers!
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    Default Here she is!!!

    Okay, the bloom still is not fully open, but it's so gorgeous that I had to show it off! Although Forrest gets most of the credit - the first sheath had already started to form when I got the plant from him. Huge blossom, height already over 6".

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    And just a sneak peek at things to come - very shortly:

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    C. intermedia var cerulea cross


    And just to be obnoxious - I have two more with buds still in sheath - a husky bud (2 buds I believe) Tainan City General - a fabulous RED and a just formed bud on my Rugley's Mill.

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    Wow very pretty Diane.

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    I agree, Wow! That is a looker, and I'm not usually excited about the "frillies".
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    Default I agree.

    A very lovely flower.

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    Lovely Diane! That is a beautiful lip!

    And the other two? Is the second pic on the same plant?

    Can't wait to see all these floofs in full bloom.

    cheers
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    Very impressive bloom.Lets have a piccie when it,s fully out.

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    YEAH! Great flowers Diane! I can't wait to see the red too

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    That is beautiful, Diane-You grow such lovely plants

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