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Cattleya Ruth Gee

This is a discussion on Cattleya Ruth Gee within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; One Catt' I like to flower. Old but still up there with the best I ...

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    One Catt' I like to flower. Old but still up there with the best I think.
    It was going to a show next weekend but a grub ate a hole in one sepal while it was in bud.
    They only eat the good ones !!!!
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    Isn't that the truth? I had a nice one in bud a couple weeks ago. Watched it every day, and just as the flower was opening one night a snail came along and ate it down to the stem! I was so loud my hubby came out thinking i'd hurt myself...LOL! At least you got one very nice flower. It's form is just perfect...

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    A ripper Roy!

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    just perfect. I agree with you grub eat only the good ones...

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    A classic beauty and one can see why.

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    WOW, beautiful color

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    The Grub Sure knows how to get the Pretty one First.

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    Just to rub salt into the wound, its "set up day" for an Orchid club Show. No use showing this one.

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    I bet it has a wonderful fragrance! So pretty. Sorry about the grub.

    cheers,
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    Return the favor and eat the grub.

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