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This is a discussion on Red Vanda within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Can anyone help me id this vanda? It is an older one. We have had ...

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    Can anyone help me id this vanda? It is an older one. We have had it for at least 12 years. The tag faded out in the sunlight and I can not see anything except for the "V." I had to climb up to the tip top of the ght to cut this spike off to photograph it.

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    I have no idea, BD...but I doubt it's straight Vanda.

    It looks like a well shaped Renanthera-Vanda hybrid. A Renantanda maybe?

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    Oh yes, you are right Clint. I just meant that the only thing on the tag was "V." It could be Vanda x 'something' that has even been named by now. Who knows!?!

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    The closest thing I can find on-line is something called 'Azacoff'



    I don't see the yellow/orange in this one though. I sure hope we can identify it again.

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    (who is working on an electronic database so that he can keep up with the tags...argh!)

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    That red makes me think it has Ren in it somewhere.

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    Oh, Bruce. That's not one you want in your greenhouse. Such a renegade. Please send it to me and I'll make sure it has the proper discipline it needs. Want my address??

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    That color is stunning! I can't help ID because I don't grow these guys yet, and it is difficult up north here

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tmai View Post
    Oh, Bruce. That's not one you want in your greenhouse. Such a renegade. Please send it to me and I'll make sure it has the proper discipline it needs. Want my address??
    Tami. You would have to buy the house and greenhouse. That guy is so big now he has grown to become a fixture in the GH. He is not going anywhere anytime soon.

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    What a FABULOUS colour! I wish I had the conditions to grow vandas, heyho keep getting the lottery tickets! Judi

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    fantastic color!

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