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    Default Nice to come home to...

    Here are two catts that opened while I was in Arkansas.. Both first blooms for me.


    This one is a cross I'd never heard of, but the parents looked intriguing so I ordered a 4" pot. One parent is solid yellow with the red lip with yellow throat, the other is a lavendar with maroon lip. Don't know what I was expecting, but this wasn't it. But I do love it, and it is slightly fragrant.

    Okay, it's not fully opened, but I had to post it!!

    blc angkinantana x Blc. Warchant 'Siam Ruby'
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    This one is a division from a stud plant, it is not quite as blue as the picture suggests, although close.

    LC Mini Purple coerulea 'Darkest Lip'

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    Both very nice! I love the colors on each of them, as different as they are!

    Julie

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    Oh, I the blue one!!

    Cheers!
    BD

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    Wonderful flowers to come home to! Love the frills on the Blc and the colour on the Lc!

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    Those are some pretty flowers! I especially love the coerulea

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    love the lip on that coerulea!

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    Very nice, Diane!
    And we have not counted the catt that you smuggled out of BD's GH. Heheheeee ...
    Cheers. Hoa.

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