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Old 02-12-2018, 10:29 PM
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Also from Casa de las Orchideas (= Loren or Karl Batchman breeding). Here is an example of breeding living up to the expectations.

I bought half a dozen seedlings of Cym (Kirby Leash 'Cinnabar' x Splatters 'Flamenco') in October 2015 (3" pot size). The first two are spiking now.

At first glance, Cym Kirby Leash 'Cinnabar' looks striped, but it is actually covered with tiny spots in rows. Cym Splatters 'Flamenco' has a boldly spotted flower, but the shape is somewhat inferior.

The flowers are just opening now, and this plant is showing the best of both parents. Flowers are not fully open yet, but it looks like it will be abt 3.1/2".
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Very nice!
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That is very pretty!
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I don't know much about Cyms since I don't grow any, but wow that's beautiful! The colors and spots/stripes go very well together. I'm curious to see how the second spiking one compares once it also starts blooming.
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It's beautiful.
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As the flower matures, I suspect the light green background will fade to cream, which will improve the flower even more. Buying 5-6 of a cross in small pots is always the way to go. Then you can compare and keep the best!
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I think I have sold 2 of the 6 I bought. I am keeping this one (NS 3.3/4"), and any other unbloomed plants of this cross.

And, yes, it is more of a cream/light yellow in the center of the petals & sepals, blushing towards pink along the edges.
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