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Cattleya Bertheauana "Elysium"

This is a discussion on Cattleya Bertheauana "Elysium" within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Cattleya Bertheauana "Elysium" Cattleya schilleriana var. coerulea and Cattleya intermedia var. aquinoide/coerulea are the parents ...

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    Cattleya Bertheauana "Elysium"

    Cattleya schilleriana var. coerulea and Cattleya intermedia var. aquinoide/coerulea are the parents of this very special primary hybrid. This plant got the flower shape from C.intermedia var. aquinoide and the striation on the lip from C. schilleriana.
    As all trilabeloid flowers this particular flower also has the striation from the lip mirrored on the petals.
    It's the first time this plant has 4 flowers.
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    What a fantastic primary hybrid.

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    Very unique the column is dark purple never seen like these thanks for sharing

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    Beautiful cross - just the right amount of splash! Great shots as usual.

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    Very beautiful Horst!

    Jan

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    Love the colour and and the splash.
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    Always good to see something new and unique and this is it! Great plant.

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    very very beautiful!!

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    Now this is different. I could see this being interesting as a parent.

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    A very unique look!





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