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Unread 03-19-2013, 04:49 PM
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This is one of my new favs! The blooms are so big and delicious looking. Add the contrasting lip and mouth with the ruffling petals & sepals and you get such a stunning bloom.
This is the first bloom on this one; and to give you a better idea of how robust and healthy this Vanda is, it is a young plant w/ a width of 2 feet leaf tip to leaf tip & 2 1/2 feet tall. Did I mention this is actually a young plant and for its first bloom it has 12 buds! Just over half of them have opened already. I can't wait for it to be in full bloom and better yet to start getting it to dbl spike; it is going to be a talking point in my garden for sure!
Here are a few pics i took. Don't mind the varying lighting as the bright sun light was intermittent thru the clouds during this time; Enjoy!
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A showstopper for sure. Big gorgeous blooms
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large beautiful flowers....love the vivid colors and the texture....
semi-terette Vandas among the roses with thorns.....
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A showstopper for sure. Big gorgeous blooms
I absolutely agree. Of course nothing does it more justice than seeing it for yourself!

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large beautiful flowers....love the vivid colors and the texture....
semi-terette Vandas among the roses with thorns.....
I feel the same way x10; wish you could see it in person Bud! Lol, so you noticed my roses too huh. Yeah I have white roses in that bed too that produce a bouquet of flowers on each branch; the whites really make the other colours pop too.
When it is in full bloom i am gonna take it and put it on the driveway a take some full shots of the entire plant.
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very nice cross...would expect it to be robust as Anek is tetraploid..check out another prodigy of Anek crossed into Renanthera philippinensis...i assure u a 2 foot spike with 20 flowers isnt a fantasy
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very nice cross...would expect it to be robust as Anek is tetraploid..check out another prodigy of Anek crossed into Renanthera philippinensis...i assure u a 2 foot spike with 20 flowers isnt a fantasy
I'm googling this right now! Lol

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I know the cross you speak of...low and behold when I googled it for a photo I see images you posted of your own plant. I noticed you order from Kultana orchids?
This cross was one i wrote down to place in my order from thailand. I see you have a large greenhouse too...or is that image not of ur own space?
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Sorry for the late reply but I've enrolled in the police service and have been training at the academy since april...today I won a best renanthera hybrid with the plant and members choice at my o/s show..the plant had approx 23 blooms..I work with a hybrizer and learn to flask and increase my skills under him...that is his greenhouses but my plants are kept there also since I'm always there in my free time I prefer my plants closer to me...yes kultana has some stuff and if u sift through u can find specialties!!!I focus on conservation and propogation of local species but ofc I like other stunners in my private collection
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Sounds awesome! I also am interesting in the hybridizing process too.
Unfortunately its such a long process and a long waiting game.
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