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Cattleya Orchid Seedling SVO10456 (Pot. Rubescence 'SVO' AM/AOS x Lc. Aloha Case 'Ching Hua' AM/AOS)

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Hybrid seedling plant in a 50mm tube.

I have not made a cross all the way back to the shapely, deep red Rubescence (Blc. Oconee x Slc. Seagulls Apricot) in a while now, but this year we did several. Here is mated with the dark purple-pink Aloha Case (Lc. Mini Purple x C. walkeriana).  This is a new direction in breeding with Rubescence, we are expecting flat, wide, rounded petals, and the lip shape will be influenced by the walkeriana with  2 flowers in dark red to pink-red.  Lots of potential in the one

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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