Hybrid seedling plant in a 50mm tube.
Izumi Charm (Blc. Love Sound x Lc. Melody Fair) is a larger plant, standing 14” tall. It has a compact growth habit with strong stems carrying 5-7, well-shaped, light yellow flowers with bright crimson red lips. Guess What (Blc. Waikiki Gold x Lc. Trick or Treat) is a favorite breeder of ours, it’s dominant for vibrant orange-yellow flower strong stems and cluster of 8-9 blooms. Here we are looking for heads of 6-8, large flowers held above the foliage, flower colors of yellow to gold are expected with contrasting red lips.
Imported Seedling from Sunset Valley Orchids, USA. Picture shows the parent of this cross. The above description details the expectation of this hybrid.
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