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This is a discussion on need and ID within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; I nursed this orchid back to health from a Home Improvement store I used to ...

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    Default need and ID

    I nursed this orchid back to health from a Home Improvement store I used to work for. It had no ID. The bloom is as big as my palm.



    Any ideas?

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    Umm...goodluck with an ID, i would wager the odds of finding one would be close to 1/1,000,000,000 lol
    Maybe someone here has the same plant though? Never know!

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    here is the whole plant shot

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    Well, it looks a lot like Rlc Yen Corona...the most common cultivar of that cross is "Green Genie" and it is not quite that, but maybe 'Little Spirit'? At any rate, if you treat it like any other cattleya hybrid, it should be happy. Lovely orchid, congrats on a great rescue!!!

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    I agree fully Kathi. Correct name.

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    See, what did i tell ya?

    Its a beauty thats for sure, if only these were commercially avilable in this country. Congrats on your find

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    Can't Id, but a very beautiful flower. Congrats and Good luck with the ID.

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    Hope your not a professional punter Jordan

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    Quote Originally Posted by Roy View Post
    Hope your not a professional punter Jordan
    ae? no, i only wish we could get the cattleyas in our stores over here, but instead, we need to pay an arm and a leg through proffesional nurseries...

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    Beautiful cattleya orchid bloom - whatever the name.

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