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This is a discussion on vanda orchid farm within the **NOT IN BLOOM** All Genera forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Randy, why you are giving us such a short notice?!?!? I would've be happy to ...

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    Randy, why you are giving us such a short notice?!?!? I would've be happy to join you, but by the time I get there it will be all over... I just hope there will be some vandas left over...LOL
    On top of that you missed the most important info... So now even if some people doesn't want their gifts you have no way of collecting them...LOL

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    Well at least i know the general area, its just within the province. hehe.

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    This morning when i looked at the new orchids i noticed that the
    Vanda tessellata x Vanda sanderiana has opened one of the of the buds. I was
    told it has a name Vanda A'Pura

    I remembered that there was a faint fragrance when i saw some of it in bloom
    at the farm but couldn't find any this morning. This afternoon I took another
    sniff and there was the fragrance again, so maybe it only gets fragrant in the
    afternoon.
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    WOW Randy she is beautiful! May be tomorrow the fragrance will be a bit stronger?!

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    Wow - Randy! That is a stunner!

    Cheers
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    hi randy,
    oh, i love this sanderiana cross, have to look out for it!

    ingats

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    thanks, i took another sniff at it this morning and again no fragrance. im beginning to
    think that it only get fragrant in the afternoon. I'll confirm that when i get home from
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    thanks, i took another sniff at it this morning and again no fragrance. im beginning to
    think that it only get fragrant in the afternoon. I'll confirm that when i get home from
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    Randy,

    The fragrance and pattern is due to the tesselata genes in the hybrid. The tesselata has very dominant genes when crossed with other vandaceous species specially sanderana. Yes, the fragrance is triggered when the temperature rises (hot and sunny).

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    WOW, WOW,WOW!!!!
    That one is a beauty. When it's that beautiful, you can forgive the lack of fragrance.

    Marilyn

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