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Cattleya harrisoniana

This is a discussion on Cattleya harrisoniana within the Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; bought this as a seedling in 2004!!! It almost flowered last year, but this year, ...

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    Default Cattleya harrisoniana

    bought this as a seedling in 2004!!! It almost flowered last year, but this year, it is now a confirmed blooming size

    Cattleya harrisoneae


    A species found on the coastal plains of the Brazilian states of Rio de Janeiro and Espiritu Santa, it is still confused taxonomically with the closely related Cattleya loddigesii (the latter species found growing on the mountainous region of Rio de Janeiro, Minas Gerais, and Sao Paulo).

    Cattleya harrisoniana is a fairly easy to grow plant that requires high levels of light and humidity. A mature, well grown flower can provide a number of flowers on the inflorescence but not as many as loddigesii.

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    Congratulations, Tim! It is beautiful!!

    Cheers,
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    Excellent! Great job growing it up and getting it to bloom.

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    Looks like a porcelain sculpture, Bravo!
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    That's gorgeous.

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    Hmm, you kept a baby plant alive all the way through AND got it to bloom.....Kudo's to you! And its such a pretty one....someday when i stop killing them, maybe i'll get one of my babies to bloom......maybe lol
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    Wow Tim, good job. You're a good papa!

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    Beautiful ! good Growing .. Gin

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    Thanks for all the kind words everyone... now for next year, I hope to get at least two flowers!!!

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