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Blc Ports of Paradise Emerald Isle

This is a discussion on Blc Ports of Paradise Emerald Isle within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This is a very very large plant, outgrowing it's 10 inch pot and unable to ...

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    Default Blc Ports of Paradise Emerald Isle

    This is a very very large plant, outgrowing it's 10 inch pot and unable to fit on my light shelves any longer. I'll be dividing it after blooming is over. Sorry the photos aren't better. There is another sheath with buds on the other side of the plant. Wonderful citrus and lily fragrance, very appropriate for a green bloom.

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    Love it. I can almost smell it from here. Congrats

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    Floofy wonderful! I love the green cattleya types.

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    Wonderful. I, too love green catts.

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    I really love the blooms!

    One for the list...

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    I have a (NOID)green in bloom that looks exactly like yours, it has rather sprawling growth. Perhaps they are related.
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    It's very beautiful. Is it very hardy and easy to grow? How many times a year does it bloom? What are your plans for all the new divisions?

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    Oh! My! Here is another one for my wish list!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joan View Post
    It's very beautiful. Is it very hardy and easy to grow? How many times a year does it bloom? What are your plans for all the new divisions?
    It blooms at this time each year for me. I expect that as usual, when I divide my catts later this spring, the divisions will be available on Orchid Bids.

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    very very nice floof. it really reminds me of the species Rynchostylis digbyana which no doubt would be in it's parentage...

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