Hybrid seedling plant in a 50mm tube.
Carolina Splendor (Pot. Waikiki Splendor x Blc. Oconee) has large wine-red flowers, full ruffled dark burgundy lip, superb shape, and form. Rubescence (Blc. Oconee x Slc. Seagulls Apricot) ‘SVO’ is a legendary breeding plant, it is dominant traits of the flower shape, color, plant habit it has revolutionized the modern mini and compact cattleya breeding. With the double dose of Oconee in this cross, it will assure large flower size deep red colors and dark burgundy lips; the Seagulls Apricot will contribute to a reduction in plant size keeping the offspring at about 10-12” tall. An outstanding hybrid.
Imported Seedling from Sunset Valley Orchids, USA. The picture shows the parents of this cross. The above description details the expectation of this hybrid.
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