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Dendrobium sulawesiense x cyanocentrum

Discussion in 'Orchid Hybrids' started by pacome, Sep 19, 2016.

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  1. pacome

    pacome Active Member

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    I only got two plants from this seedpod. And they took like 7-8 years from seed to this first bloom! It was quite worth the wait, looks like a big 5 cm wide cyanocentrum flower, in pink. cool to warm grower, depending on season.

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    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Very nice!!! Was that the white or the blue cyanocentrum? Have you tried the cross again?
     
  3. KellyW

    KellyW Orchid wonk Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Interesting cross and a big, beautiful flower. I really like that.
     
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    DPfarr Well-Known Member

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    That's funny that the shape of cyanocentrum is preserved but size and color came from sulawesiense. Very nice sir.
     
  5. KellyW

    KellyW Orchid wonk Staff Member Supporting Member

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    ... and plant is a manageable size.
     
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    Adorable & very well done
     
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    wpinnix William Pinnix

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    Awesome!
     
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    pacome Active Member

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    I used the white form. I've never had enough blue form pollen to "waste" in making hybrids, so far ;-) And I tried to remake it, with no success, but I guess I could try again, now that I have several dozen flowers available on both parent species!