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Laelia purpurata, first bloom, from Brazil

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    Default Laelia purpurata, first bloom, from Brazil

    When I was 13 years had a huge Laelia purpurata, always gave me a gift many flowers, moved house and never could get another, there are three ago I bought a little further, now gave me the first time, hope you enjoy.

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    Beautiful! I really like this one.

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    Wonderful orchid bloom. I love all the different varieties of Cattleya purpurata!! Wonderful one you have.

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    Avery good shape, and a fantastic lip. A great variety you have here.

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    Beautiful, do mature cattleyas produce bigger and multiple blooms as they age?

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    It is beautiful!

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    What a glorious display of beauty! I love the color of that lip.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gurj View Post
    Beautiful, do mature cattleyas produce bigger and multiple blooms as they age?
    Stronger plants produce better and more flowers, as a general rule, whatever the genus.

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    Beautiful! That's my favorite color for purpuratas.

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