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Cattleya Vallezac

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    Default Cattleya Vallezac

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    An old hybrid - registered as long ago as 1960, and I bet some viewers were not even born then - in fact I started growing orchis the year following - 1961...
    But do they get any better ? I can't see how they could !
    The depth of colour and vibrance is astonishing - a lot of fiddling with Photoshop fails to get anywhere near real life.
    I love it to bits !±

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    When a plant is posted that I really can't do without, the thread goes in my favourites. Just added this one. Fabulous colour!

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    Beautiful deep color Geoff, a beauty!

    Chris, how long is that favorite list?

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    Good one Geoff. Agree world was a much better place in 1960's as most of the species would have be thriving in wild then too.

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    I can certainly see why you love it so much. Gorgeous deep rich color!

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    all of the above!

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    Quote Originally Posted by JDT View Post
    Beautiful deep color Geoff, a beauty!

    Chris, how long is that favorite list?
    Too long Jack

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    A Cattleya flower can hardly get better than this.
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    That has been a favorite of mine since I started growing, and that's a great one!

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    Stunning! I love the velvet color. I wish I had one of these too.

    cheers,
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