Cattleya Orchid Seedling (Lc. Arctic Moon 'Rochelle' x Lc. Magic Melody 'SVO' AM/AOS)

Cattleya Orchid Seedling (Lc. Arctic Moon 'Rochelle' x Lc. Magic Melody 'SVO' AM/AOS)

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$12.00
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Hybrid seedling plant in a 50mm tube.

The pure white flowers of Arctic Moon (Lc. Mini Purple x Lc. Janet) are produced from a mini-Catt plant, in all my years, I have not seen a mini-Catt with pure white flowers like these.  The flowers of Magic Melody (Lc. Tokyo Magic x Lc. Melody Fair) are spectacular with strong stems carrying 5-6 pure white blooms tipped in red with yellow on the sepals and the lip is a beautiful velvet crimson red. This cross is a bit speculative as it is a first in breeding for pure white blooms with red lips (referred to a “semi-alba”) on smaller compact plants.  Some may be pink with red lips…which won’t be a disappointment either

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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