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Cattleya Orchid Seedling (Pot. Hawaiian Prominence 'America' AM/AOS x Slc. Angel Eyes 'SVO' HCC/AOS)

Cattleya Orchid Seedling (Pot. Hawaiian Prominence 'America' AM/AOS x Slc. Angel Eyes 'SVO' HCC/AOS)

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Hybrid seedling plant in a 50mm tube.

The eye-catching flower color of Hawaiian Prominence (Blc. Hisako Akatsuka x Slc. Wendy's Redstone) has been described as “a deep velvety ruby purple with a ruby purple lip and bright yellow throat.” Flowers are large at 4.5” across on plants barely 10” tall. Angel Eyes (Slc. Bright Angel x Lc. Little Dipper) has been used in a number of successful crosses. Just recently, I realized how good a parent it really is being dominant for: flaring, flat petals, good flower size, reduced plant stature, and ease of growth.  One of the characteristics of breeding with C. intermedia v. aquinii is the lip color is expressed on the petals of the offspring. The lip of Hawaiian Prominence is an intense ruby purple with bright yellow throat, for the most part this coluor will be transposed to the petals of the offspring….very cool!.

Imported Seedling from Sunset Valley Orchids, USA. Picture shows the parents of this cross. The above description details the expectation of this hybrid.

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