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Cymbidiums. My hybrid, Award

This is a discussion on Cymbidiums. My hybrid, Award within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This is an intermediate Cym, Waringah Nights "Dark Beauty" which is a cross of Jessie ...

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    Default Cymbidiums. My hybrid, Award

    This is an intermediate Cym, Waringah Nights "Dark Beauty" which is a cross of Jessie Blakiston x Warona. Bred and flowered by me and received an AD. I think you will see why.


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    Great form and color. Prolific too?

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    Nice bold color.

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    wonderful color with a contrasting white edge, great form...stunning! a well deserved award...congrats!

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    I like the dark dark red with the fine white edge!

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    That is beautiful.
    I like the vivid white borders all around the flower.

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    Gorgeous! It looks very regal.

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    Fantastic colour and the white halo is just lovely! Congratulations Roy. How long did it take from the cross to flowering?

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    Tim, thats stretching the memory a bit too far. The crosses I made with the Jessie Blakiston grew 2 ways, fast from flask & flowered in 3 years ( approx' ) on 2 or 3 bulb plants OR had to get to 7 inch pot fulls before flowering. These plants grew well anyway so the time to get that size wasn't long. How long this one took, sorry not idea.
    BTW, there are a lt of crosses about using Jessie Blakiston April Love, that is not the one I used, it works ok but hasn't produced the color my clone did.

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    Congratulations, Roy. That color just makes your eyes pop out. VERY nice!

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