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Lc. purpurato-rex

This is a discussion on Lc. purpurato-rex within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Another Cattleya that has not bloomed since 2015, I seem to skip years on some ...

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    Default Lc. purpurato-rex

    Another Cattleya that has not bloomed since 2015, I seem to skip years on some of mine. Last time I did have 3 blooms on one spike but certainly not as big and with the purple color strips in the petals as this one.
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    This is great stuff. I had never heard of this one though so I checked it out. Most of it is purpurata and it sure looks like a color variation of purpurata. I like that!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arne View Post
    This is great stuff. I had never heard of this one though so I checked it out. Most of it is purpurata and it sure looks like a color variation of purpurata. I like that!
    Thanks Arne, best blooming yet, I might have another spike growing still too early to tell, fingers crossed!

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    It is a keeper! Great colors and lip!

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    Quote Originally Posted by 78Terp View Post
    It is a keeper! Great colors and lip!
    I have had this one for about 6-7 years now, just wish it would bloom yearly instead of every other year!

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    But it is worth it, IMO!

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    Quote Originally Posted by 78Terp View Post
    But it is worth it, IMO!
    I would agree!

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    It's beautiful Jack! Love that purple!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sheryl View Post
    It's beautiful Jack! Love that purple!
    Thanks Sheryl, it does help!

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    Very nice form.

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