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Blc Keowee blooming

This is a discussion on Blc Keowee blooming within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This is it's second time blooming under my care. I'm hoping the blooms will "look ...

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    Default Blc Keowee blooming

    This is it's second time blooming under my care. I'm hoping the blooms will "look up" more next time .

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    Great show, For me nothing beats a great yellow/gold with spots.

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    I really like this one!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mazlani View Post
    I'm hoping the blooms will "look up" more next time .
    Unlikely, Mazlan. As I recall, this one always leans down. For a more upright presentation, you just need to use a stake or support.

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    Lovely blooms. Just love the colour and the attractive lip.

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    Which cultivar is this, please? It doesn't look like 'Mendenhall'.

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    They have special spikes if you look around, they will space your blooms as well as give them a nice upright presentation. When you see the sheath filling with buds, stake the pbulb right below the flower spike. When the buds open you can attach another line to help hold them up if needed as well. Those are gorgeous...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Desdinova View Post
    Which cultivar is this, please? It doesn't look like 'Mendenhall'.
    The tag didn't say any cultivar and highly unlikely the vendor will know the cultivar name either. Thanks anyway for looking .

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    What a beauty! So bright and cheery. I just love yellow orchids!

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    Love the lip on this Blc Keowee. The blooms look huge on the plant too. Nice!

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