Hybrid seedling plant in a 50mm tube.
What beautiful flowers this cross will make! William Farrell (Slc. Helen Veliz x Bc. Llano) has a distinguished breeding heritage its ancestry is a veritable who's who of cattleya breeding, the cultivar 'Native Son' has an impressive flower in a beautiful soft peach, with strong stems holding 5-6 well-arranged flowers above the foliage, check out the picture 3421. Dean’s Gold (Pot. Little Toshie x Pot. Mem. Jim Nickou) is a beautifully shaped 3”, bright golden yellow flower with a bit of red on the lip, the plant is very compact just 8” tall. Here we predict the cross with produce 4”, flat, well rounded peach colored flowers, full lips, and strong stems will carry 3-5 well displayed flowers above the foliage.
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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