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Sartylis Blue Knob

This is a discussion on Sartylis Blue Knob within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; A crossing of Sarc. hartmannii x Rhyn. retusa. The plant was given to me a ...

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    Default Sartylis Blue Knob

    A crossing of Sarc. hartmannii x Rhyn. retusa.
    The plant was given to me a while ago. Flowered well.
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    Spotted orchids are very appealing to me!

    Very nice!

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    A neat hybrid! Never heard of this kind of cross before.

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    Wow, Roy - my type of orchid!!! Really envy you. I will be hunting for this in our local nurseries, Hope this cross is made in Thailand as that would make it easier to obtain. Only recently have I been able to obtain a (2 actually - all that the vendor had) Sarc hartmanii after years of hunting for it. This is so exciting! Thanks for posting.

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    This cross was made here in Australia, decades ago. It has been m/cloned extensively & 2 - 3 similar crosses have been made but I'm not sure if any have been exported. I haven't seen them in any catalogs other than here.
    They will grow warm or cool & can through many spikes on large plants. This one has had 4 out at the one time.

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    Very charming delicate coloring.

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    What a beautiful plant. Must keep this in mind just in case I come across one (though I don't think so if it's not exported outside Australia).

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    Really lovely blooms, not seen this cross before, are the flowers the same size as Sarc. hartmania.
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    nice cross,you can see the shape and color from the parents.

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    What a very nice lush pink colour on this cross. The wide range of crosses possible in this Vandaceous group is almost unlimited! Thanks for sharing!

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