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Rlc. Cornerstone 'Compass'

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    Default Rlc. Cornerstone 'Compass'

    First time this has bloomed. It has a wonderful fragrance, like perfume. It's a large flower with a great shape. I usually like some contrasting colors in cattleyas but I really the nice dark color on this one.
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    Gorgeous!

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    I like how the red in the lip has a gradient from the pink to red!

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    Love the form and color. Great growing Jeff.

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    beautiful bloom and photo, nice job

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    Jeff, I feel that anything that I say will just be stating the obvious, but I can't imagine a more beautiful traditional Cattleya. Congratulations on a beautiful plant and flower.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wade's Orchids View Post
    Jeff, I feel that anything that I say will just be stating the obvious, but I can't imagine a more beautiful traditional Cattleya. Congratulations on a beautiful plant and flower.
    Wade, thank you for the compliments. I was surprised to find out that this cultivar hasn't been awarded, even though several other Rlc. Cornerstone cultivars have. I think the next time it blooms I may try to have it judged because I think the color and shape are almost perfect.

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    Absolutely beautiful color and form. I always like to see the magnificent orchids you grow.

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    All in one for this plant and congrat for the bloom Jeff

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    Jeff, that thing needs to be awarded! May I ask where you purchased it?

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