Hybrid seedling plant in a 50mm tube.
Lc. Candy Corn
C. Dubiosa 'Scully's' HCC/AOS x Lc. Trick or Treat 'Orange Magic' AM/AOS)
Candy Corn was made by Stewart Orchids in the 1980’s. I remember the white flowers with bright canary-yellow flares on the petals - such a novel colour combination. The parents of this grex are very impressive. Dubiosa (C. trianae x C. loddigesii) had a strong track record as a parent at Stewart Orchids. Its 5-8 flowers are well-displayed and almost white with a hint of lavender in the lip. Trick or Treat (L. Icarus x Lc. Chit Chat), another famous Stewart’s cross, produces impressive heads of 15 or more star-orange flowers and has a long history as an influential breeder. The flower colour of Candy Corn is not quite what you would expect: white with bright canary-yellow flares on the petals and a canary-yellow lip. Very memorable!
Imported Seedling from Sunset Valley Orchids, USA. Picture shows the parent of this cross. The above description was written by Fred Clarke and details the expectation of this hybrid.
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