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my first cattleya orchid sheath

This is a discussion on my first cattleya orchid sheath within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; this is the first cattleya flower sheath i have grown but its on a noid ...

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    this is the first cattleya flower sheath i have grown but its on a noid catt and i have no idea of the colour the flower will be how exciting i bought it knowing this i thought i would take a chance the price was too good to pass upName:  2015-01-20 16.11.08-2.jpg
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    Congrats!

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    Show us a pic when it blooms! Congrats!

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    Pray for white. These are the sweet smellers. Ive noticed darker Catts tend to smell spicy and lighter orchids tend to smell sweet. Of course I am baseing this on the mere three I have at home so I am sure its not exactly true, lol. But when we had them where I work all of the whites were strong and sweet.

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    It is sooo much fun to buy a no name in sheath. I hope you get a rare gem of a flower...

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    yep connie i love surprises i figured that it was a cattleya so i couldn't go wrong

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    Name:  2015-02-08 11.52.26.jpg
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Size:  40.0 KB well its not a catt i think its a brassia of some kind but it has hard leaves and long suedo bulbs like my other catts and my other brassia verrucosa has soft leaves and egg shaped bulbs the 1 flower shall tell the story when it opens

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    Good luck with what ever the new arrival will be.-looking forward to seeing the bloom later.

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    I can't wait to see the flower now...with the shape of the pbulbs...hmm. What a fun mystery!

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    i think it may be a Brassavola of some kind just through the picks i have seen

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