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100mm Cattleya Orchid Seedling (Slc. Purple Doll 'Midnight Velvet' AM/AOS x Slc. Seagulls Apricot 'Majestic')

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Hybrid seedling plant in a 100mm pot.

Near flowering size.

Purple Doll (Slc. Pink Doll x Lc. Mini Purple) 'Midnight Velvet' has an amazing intense magenta-purple colour, it blooms 3 times a year, with flowers of excellent shape, all from a small plant standing just 5” tall. Seagulls Apricot (Slc. California Apricot x Soph. coccinea) it has brilliant nearly neon orange coloured petals, and the wide petals are accentuated by how flat they are.    This cross will produce flat flowers, of well-rounded form on plants just 6” tall, the flower colour will be unusually intense red-purple and I would not be surprised if the bloom twice a year.  This is a very promising hybrid

Imported Seedling from Sunset Valley Orchids, USA. Picture shows the parent of this cross. The above description was written by Fred Clarke and details the expectation of this hybrid.

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