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What difference in Sharry Baby clones?

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    Default What difference in Sharry Baby clones?

    I was gifted a Sharry Baby who's label said 'Fragrance Fantasy', but was pleasantly surprised when it bloomed and the label was wrong--it had yellow and, I thought, was the tricolor clone. However, since then I've seen pictures of the 'Yellow Panda' and the "Misaki' clones, and I can't seem to tell the difference! All three look the same to me. Can anyone clue me in?

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    I have given up differentiating Sharry baby clones LOL, except for the obvious tricolor, all seem same to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Halloamey View Post
    I have given up differentiating Sharry baby clones LOL, except for the obvious tricolor, all seem same to me.
    So True!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Halloamey View Post
    I have given up differentiating Sharry baby clones LOL, except for the obvious tricolor, all seem same to me.
    But what makes the 'Tricolor' obvious? That's my question. To me the 'Tricolor', 'Misaki', and 'Yellow Panda' all look the same. How do I know what one is really 'Tricolor'?

    Sorry that wasn't more clearly stated in the initial post.

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    Maybe a photo will help. This is my orchid. It was labeled 'Fragrance Fantasy'. When it bloomed, I knew that ID was wrong and thought it looked like 'Tricolor'. I was positive about that ID until I saw other photos posted of 'Misaki' and 'Yellow Panda' that, to my eye, looked identical to 'Tricolor'. Is it just me, or are the three practically identical? Is there a way to know what one is really 'Tricolor'?
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    Hey sorry, I completely forgot to check my mail box, been a bit busy lately. To clear out your confusion, the names Tricolour, yellow panda etc etc actually do not mean anything as none are registered with the AOS/RHS or any other Registrar. Here is a link to the registration of Oncidium Sharry Baby from the RHS

    The International Orchid Register / RHS Gardening

    So essentially Tricolor can be the same as yellow panda or Misaki. Even you could give yours a name, put up a picture on the net sell a couple of its division by that name and voila you have created a new name but for the very same plant. The reason for this is that the cross has been remade repeatedly across the globe, so a plant with flower named Tricolor in the USA can be very similar to a plant from the same cross in Taiwan named Yellow Panda by the grower. So I say they are essentially same. None of these cultivars are recognised by any of the registrars as I already mentioned so doesn't matter much. I hope this clears out the matter.

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    Yes, thank you, that does clear up the confusion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Halloamey View Post
    Hey sorry, I completely forgot to check my mail box, been a bit busy lately. To clear out your confusion, the names Tricolour, yellow panda etc etc actually do not mean anything as none are registered with the AOS/RHS or any other Registrar. Here is a link to the registration of Oncidium Sharry Baby from the RHS

    The International Orchid Register / RHS Gardening

    So essentially Tricolor can be the same as yellow panda or Misaki. Even you could give yours a name, put up a picture on the net sell a couple of its division by that name and voila you have created a new name but for the very same plant. The reason for this is that the cross has been remade repeatedly across the globe, so a plant with flower named Tricolor in the USA can be very similar to a plant from the same cross in Taiwan named Yellow Panda by the grower. So I say they are essentially same. None of these cultivars are recognised by any of the registrars as I already mentioned so doesn't matter much. I hope this clears out the matter.
    On second thoughts I am confused now, the RHS registry might not be the right place to check for clones, as it will only show us the hybrid the first to be registered, ionfact the clone names could be registered, more and more confusion. May be someone with Orchidwiz or AQplus could chime in.

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