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Old 08-20-2019, 09:01 AM
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There are a bunch of different sorts for this hybrid - some white with pink spots..... some pink with darker pink spots. White with pink spots looks more like 'candy'. Some are white with purplish spots. Various intensity/concentrations of spots.

I only have this pink flower one at the moment.

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I really like all of the speckling/spotting on these. Are the blooms fragrant?
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Old 08-21-2019, 04:09 PM
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I really like all of the speckling/spotting on these. Are the blooms fragrant?
Hi sm!! The flowers of this one are fragrant ----- having a nice pleasant scent.

Definitely with you on liking the spotting/speckling and colouring etc of the various outcomes of the cross. I'm going to try look for a white with spots that look like this one at this site here : click here. That one looks like the 'edible' type hahaha. Image linked below too:


Above : image from hughescattleyas.com

In the link at the above site, it does say "C.-Caudebec-Candy.jpg" --- but it really should be CaudAbec Candy.

Interestingly - the company/person that registered the grex Caudabec Candy ------ made a mistake in the spelling. If there had been no error upon registration, then it would have properly been CaudEbec Candy. So now the RHS international orchid register is stuck with the spelling error CaudAbec Candy.

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Interesting story behind the name of this one. I might look for one of these. I think that I like the pink variety much better than the white one--and glad that you confirmed it's fragrant. Thank you.

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Most welcome Steve!
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Yep, I'd definitely be willing to munch on one of those blooms! Especially a fragrant one.
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Nice spottie!
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