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Fragrant blooms

This is a discussion on Fragrant blooms within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; 2 of my catts bloomed for the first time this week with wonderful fragrances!!! I ...

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    2 of my catts bloomed for the first time this week with wonderful fragrances!!! I walk into the shade house, avoid the spiders & get lost in the smell of heaven

    Lc. Mary Elizabeth Bohn 'Royal Flare' AM/AOS

    Blc Dark Emperor.......... ([Mem. Ralph Placentia x Lc Stormy Summer] x
    Lc. Summer Wonder)
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    Beautiful and fragrant , Can't beat that . Gin

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    Those are quite lovely! Such electric colors...

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    Can I bring them inside to enjoy them?

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    Good question...can you bring a catt in bloom inside to 80 degrees when its been used to 95+ days? I would love to know this one too.
    Connie

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    I would think the blooms would last longer in cooler Temps. but that is just a guess . Gin

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    We have temp at 74 at night (hot flashes), but up to 77 during the day.
    My daughter has her temps lower & brings in budding orchids & they bloom...
    Hmmm...

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    OK... I'm going to be the guinea pig & bring them inside
    we'll see what happens....

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    Nice colours Val.
    I'd bring them inside regardless, that way I'd probably enjoy them more.

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    the color on that first one Val! WOW!

    Cheers,
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