Hybrid seedling plant in a 50mm tube.
Telling Lies (Pot. Rubescence x Pot. Love Passion) produces beautiful orange flowers suffused red and covered with a sparkling diamond dust texture. The flowers have good shape and are held on strong inflorescences the robust plants are compact, maturing at 10” tall. Georgia Peach (Blc. Love Sound x Slc. Smile Again) has excellent flower shape and color. Plants are handsome, compact growers and produce 5 flowers on a sturdy stem. This style of breeding has proven successful, the compact plants have uprights spikes of 4-5 flowers happily blooming from 4” pots. These flowers will be is burnt orange colors with some showing a bit of lavender color added in. An interesting color combination.
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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