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Pot Hoku Gem 'Freckles'

This is a discussion on Pot Hoku Gem 'Freckles' within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I find that I last posted pics of this plant under a slightly mangled version ...

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    Default Pot Hoku Gem 'Freckles'

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    I find that I last posted pics of this plant under a slightly mangled version of the name ( but following the tag on my plant) as Haku, not Hoku. That was 7 years ago ! The plant has suffered all the vicissitudes of life since then, like me (!) but we are both still here, and flourishing ; maybe the plant will go on to do better and better as the years pass ; I wish I could expect the same for myself (joke)
    Now that I know the proper name ( it was Bruce who mentioned it in that last, 2010, posting) I have been able to research it a bit more ;it is quite a complex hybrid with 7 different species in its make-up, at least two of them being fairly small flowered ( Sophro coccinea and Laelia milleri ) ; it has been awarded lots of times from 1995 onwards, and most of the pics show plants with much more yellow flowers than mine - a matter of being grown in a different climate perhaps ?

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    It is lovely!

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    Gorgeous Geoff!

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    Another I've been seeking! Nice!

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    Good one Geoff

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