Hybrid seedling plant in a 50mm tube.
Carolina Splendor (Pot. Waikiki Splendor x Blc. Oconee) has large wine-red flowers, full ruffled dark burgundy lip, superb shape and form. Spring Fires (Lc. Fires of Spring x Lc. Fire Island) is proving to be an excellent parent it’s dominant for color and strong stems of 5-9 blooms is a red/orange color and dark red lips. This cross is going to produce robust plants 14-16” tall developing large heads of, intensely-colored, deep red flowers, held high on sturdy stems. These will make impressive show plants in spring.
Imported Seedling from Sunset Valley Orchids, USA. The picture shows the parents of this cross. The above description details the expectation of this hybrid.
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