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Cattleya Mini Purple 'OC'

This is a discussion on Cattleya Mini Purple 'OC' within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I'll post this pic now but hopefully update it when the flower is fully open....

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    I'll post this pic now but hopefully update it when the flower is fully open.
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    Vibrant and lovely! What is that medium in the background?
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    Coarse Perlite. Thats all I pot my Catt's in.

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    Nice. Looks to have good potential.

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    Coarse perlite is good for aclandiae and its hybrids, too. They grew like weeds.

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    what a beautiful cattleya bloom. Nice!

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    The fully open flower. Still needs to develop the color more.


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    Roy,
    As always your orchids are well selected and all of them have a good shape.
    This one is spectacular.

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    Thanks Horst & all. BTW, I have another Mini P just starting to open.

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