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Cattleya percivalliana

This is a discussion on Cattleya percivalliana within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; First time blooming after I got cutting from my friend the smell is so sweet ...

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    Default Cattleya percivalliana

    First time blooming after I got cutting from my friend the smell is so sweet and nice.
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    Beautiful Cattleya Zain how big are those flowers? You have some nice friends!

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    Excellent clone. Thanks for sharing Dr.Zainal

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    Quote Originally Posted by zainal abidin View Post
    ...the smell is so sweet and nice.
    Interesting. C. percivalliana is not known for a pleasant fragrance.

    Susan

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    Neat splat of orange!

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    Nice.
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    Quote Originally Posted by orchidlady View Post
    Interesting. C. percivalliana is not known for a pleasant fragrance.

    Susan
    Thanks Susan for your info actually I sniffed at night the scent wasn't that strong but sweet however during day time the smell like cockroach very strong, this is my first experience.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JDT View Post
    Beautiful Cattleya Zain how big are those flowers? You have some nice friends!
    We always share the orchids among our-self for sustaining of the species if mine gone at least one day I will ask him to give the keiki for me.The natural spread about 4 to 5 inches thanks Jack.

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    Beautiful. I see that you're really into collecting cattleya species. Congrats on the increasing number of these catts. You'll soon have as impressive a collection of catts as your vandas.

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    Quote Originally Posted by catttan View Post
    Beautiful. I see that you're really into collecting cattleya species. Congrats on the increasing number of these catts. You'll soon have as impressive a collection of catts as your vandas.
    Thanks cattan I got more than 30 over species of Catts in my collection I wish it's will bloom for me.

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    Thanks all....Zain.

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    Quote Originally Posted by orchidlady View Post
    Interesting. C. percivalliana is not known for a pleasant fragrance.

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    Yeah, that's what I was thinking. I've never heard of a C. percivaliana described as nice & sweet fragrance. Nice blooms, though.

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