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Blue Vandas - which variety is most impressive?

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    Default Blue Vandas - which variety is most impressive?

    I'd like to get a blue Vanda and am not sure which variety I should be looking for. Which blue Vandas have you been the most impressed with in terms of depth of colour and flower size?

    I've heard good things about the colour intensity of Vanda Pachara Delight. What do you think? Any others that beat that one?

    Thanks

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    There are many hybrids of Vanda coerulea. I would suggest you look at Vanda coerulea species and Vanda Pachara Delight/Vanda Sansai Blue

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    Also look at Vanda Royal Blue, one of my favorites.

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    My favourite blue must be Pachara Delight - good form; clean,clear tessellations;good texture; very free flowering. However a good coerulea is hard to beat.

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    I can't choose for myself also that's why I have many blue in my collection.if you have enought space.go with everyone such as Manuvadee,pachra delight and Coerulea

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    I was going to suggest Vanda Rothschildiana, but Vanda Royal Blue has much of V. Rothschildiana in its background so that would be fine, too. Here is my Vanda Rothschildiana 'Sky Blue' so you see they are quite similar.

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    That was a few years back. It seems to like more like V. coerulea conditions (cooler temps). I'm hoping it blooms this year.

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Size:  60.9 KB Vanda Manuvadee X V. tessellate my favorite blue, lighter in color but so fragrant,but I like the lighter blues

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    my favorite is definitely Pachara Delight

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