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Is this really Blc George King 'Serendipity'? (see photos)

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    Default Is this really Blc George King 'Serendipity'? (see photos)

    I've really been looking for Blc George King 'Serendipity', so I bought one (it has a label). However, when it bloomed, I'm not sure if it really is George King 'Serendipity.' The flowers look a bit different from the ones online. I'm not sure if this is "normal" variation or my plant is a completely different hybrid. What do you think?

    Here are pictures of the flowers (they opened 3 days ago). The two flowers look different from each other. One flower is a little lopsided with a bigger lip, and and the other flower's slightly smaller (and strangely, the edges of its petals are starting to brown). I'm not sure what's wrong. I don't know if it has anything to do with its transition from a greenhouse to my house. Any ideas?




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    Lily, The brown could have been caused by the move which sounds like it came at a critical time for the plant. My Geroge King is in spike now, I'll post a pic. when it blooms. The colors on mine (if I remember correctly) are definately "peach colored," with a magenta lip. Betty :-)

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    What a lovely flower...too bad about the discoloration though.

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    This is mine that just opened.
    Name:  Blc. George King 'Serendipity' AM~AOS 1.JPG
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    hmmm....i see a family resemblance!

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    Maybe a hybrid of blc george king... hmmm?

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