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Blue Petal

This is a discussion on Blue Petal within the Phalaenopsis, Oncidium, & Intergenerics IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This is a plant I've had for about 4 years. Blooms every year and the ...

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    Default Blue Petal

    This is a plant I've had for about 4 years. Blooms every year and the flowers have been normal until this one. The full name is Phal. Taida King's Caroline 'Little Zebra'. So, why the blue petal?

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    Hopefully a one off. I would think if it repeats that is not a great thing. But I love the Phal otherwise! I'd own it if I had seen it first!

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    I've never seen this before and find it interesting,
    Perhaps the plant wanted to get your attention, and changed hair style

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    Now that is different, hopefully someone can tell us all what gives!

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    Self that flower! You might end up with a seedling that's all blue.

    Alternately, can a plant be cloned from a petal?

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    Quote Originally Posted by raybark View Post
    Alternately, can a plant be cloned from a petal?
    That was a wonder that I had wondered.

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    Very interesting!

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    Very nice one.

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    Good one.

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    Remarkable flower! It would be interesting to see if it blooms like this next year.

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