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Laelia purpurata var. carnea

This is a discussion on Laelia purpurata var. carnea within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; My father was all smiles on Sunday, when I gave him this little treasure. Cannot ...

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    Default Laelia purpurata var. carnea

    My father was all smiles on Sunday, when I gave him this little treasure. Cannot take credit for the blooms, but thought this beauty was worth the pic.
    I thought the variety carnea meant that the color would be more salmon rather than pink, but it looks pink to me.

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    Very pretty, Veronica!

    Mine was also pink (flowers just faded yesterday.) There can be some color variation, but I think pink/purple is more common than salmon.

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    Wonderful father's day gift, Veronica! I would be smiling too!

    Beautiful bloom and Photos (esp the first one!!!)

    Cheers!
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    Wonderful color.
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    It's a very nice one, Veronica!
    And I like the photography as well.
    Cheers. Hoa.

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    Gorgeous Veronica! I love that up close and personal pic through the lip...

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