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Old 04-15-2019, 10:38 PM
JScott JScott is offline
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Yup I was super close to ordering too and then JScott, you sealed the deal for me and I aborted that plan!!! I wanted a seedling that is already rare enough and couldn't imagine he had and in the variety i wanted..I was ALREADY imagining blooming the plant and it being something else then read all of this and specifically JScotts comment and decided that heartache and anxiety wondering just isn't worth it to me!
Yeah, even though I really like both of the plants I got from him, it was still disappointing when they bloomed and they weren't what I was expecting. It took each one about two years after I bought it to bloom for the first time, so for two years, I cared for each of those plants, looking forward to their first bloom, and then the day finally arrived, even though they were beautiful, they weren't what I thought I was getting and it was a little disappointing. I posted about both of them when they bloomed, and if you care to see the threads they are here:

Plant labeled Cattleya percivaliana 'Summit' (but it isn't)

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Surprise Cattleya

They Cattleya lueddemanniana that I ended up with from him is probably a nicer plant than the one I thought I was buying, but I really wanted the other one to be percivaliana. I've already found a Cattleya percivaliana 'Summit' from a reputable nursery, but it is young, and I will probably have to wait another two years for it to bloom.
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Old 04-15-2019, 11:26 PM
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UGH!!!!! Summit wasn't one of the ones I almost bought today too!!!!! Like you said, beautiful, but the photos you posted are NOT summit!!!!

---------- Post added at 09:26 PM ---------- Previous post was at 09:22 PM ----------

Hey!! That coerulea is at LEAST a NICE colored coerulea in my book! Ugh! I am always searching for a REAL coerulea versus one nearly white with a blue lip! That one has BOTH! The gorgeous lip and the color!

But. Let me add, I know what you mean...I was also looking at his C. Dowiana var rosea....his rosita was far too highly priced. If she bloomed and was something else....shattered....so shattered. When you've searched and searched for an orchid and finally think you have it and it's blooming.....then it's not it....all that time wasted that you could have started another plant...ugh!! Heartbreaking moment no matter how nice the blooms are!

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