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Thread: Vanda (Velthuis x Pink River)

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  1. #1
    Join Date
    May 2004
    Myrtle Beach, SC

    Default Vanda (Velthuis x Pink River)

    Why are Vanda and Phalaenopsis in separate forums? Ah, well.

    This guy just opened yesterday. It's a nice semi-terete. Too bad the sepals are so recurved.


    Full view:

    EDIT: I realized that the flower had gained some substance since this morning, and I popped the recurved petals back forward. Now it's Supa-Fantastic! Here it is:
    And here's a side view:
    Nice and flat, and with a bit of a Dendrobium-style 'chin', which I seem to remember to be characteristic of the terete Vanda, although I may well be totally wrong about that.

  2. #2


    Damn that's beautiful.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jul 2004


    Me likes that 2.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    May 2004


    That's very lovely! I wish sometimes I could grow Vandas. I think I'd have to move south! I like the darker purple lip very much.

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