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Slc. Precious Beauty

This is a discussion on Slc. Precious Beauty within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; My all-time favorite catt. I can't resist posting a new picture of this every time ...

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    Default Slc. Precious Beauty

    My all-time favorite catt. I can't resist posting a new picture of this every time it blooms. April and September are usual, but it's a little late this year.




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    Oh, I don't blame you--that's fabulous! Of course, it's beautiful--what else makes it your all time favorite? Is it a standard? (I'm trying to develop a wish list of catts.)

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    It;s orange!!!!

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    I would be proud of that plant too, she's beautiful! Judi

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    Yes, a true beauty!

    Cheers,
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    Default Thanks guys!

    Oh..it's far from a standard. Mature p-bulbs are only about 5" tall (including the leaf!) and the flowers have a spread of almost 3"! They truly dwarf the plant. I really like SLCs...small plants, big brightly colored flowers of good substance...

    As far as what makes it my favorite catt:
    1. Flower size is huge compared to plant size
    2. I am partial to red and orange
    3. I love the patterns in the lip
    4. This plant is easy growing and blooms twice a year

    This plant is featured on the Table of Contents page of Orchids Through our Eyes. I took the picture in the book a couple of years ago.

    The cross is Slc. Fire Lighter x Lc. Trick or Treat.

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    It's a little beauty! Sounds like a perfect orchid too.

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    the colour! I can see why you like it

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    that is very lovely ...great lip!!!!

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    Eyepopping color. You can't stop looking at it! Good points on your list, too. I'm still in the "Orchid? I'll take it." stage

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