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Cattleya Fascellis x Encyclia Cordigera

This is a discussion on Cattleya Fascellis x Encyclia Cordigera within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I couldn't believe my eyes when I found buds on this plant. It took forever ...

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    Cool Cattleya Fascellis x Encyclia Cordigera

    I couldn't believe my eyes when I found buds on this plant. It took forever to bloom for me after I bought it...like two or three years. It bloomed back in October and now it's blooming again. If it keeps this up i'll be very happy! I totally love these flowers and the scent they put out. I dropped the wood plaque it arrived on into a large wood basket as it had overgrown the mount. You now cannot tell there is a wood plaque down in there at all. lol This plant is a keeper!

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    Beautiful! They obviously used the purple version of cordigera which seems to me to have a stronger fragrance than the pink version. I really like this one. Those are really nice photographs also.

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    What a stunner! Beautiful!!

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    beautiful blooms and photos, the second shot is great

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    This is lovely, the colors are very unique.

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    very nice, love it

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    Very different and interesting. This is a strikingly beautiful orchid.

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    Nice deep color. The encyclia is so dominant, I never would have guessed this hybrid had a cattleya as a parent.

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    Love the deep purple color and yes I would say is a keeper.

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    What a beautiful, dark, lush color on this orchid hybrid! WOW.

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