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Blooming Purple Cattleya Orchid

Blooming Purple Cattleya Orchid

Photo taken in Botanical Building, Balboa Park, San Diego, Ca.
on Oct. 18, 2009.

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That's a beautiful colour !

22 Oct, 2009


Thats lovely Andy.......

22 Oct, 2009


Just beautiful

22 Oct, 2009



22 Oct, 2009


Thanks for all the comments! : > )

23 Oct, 2009


DELOCIOUS FLOWER they do not do well here unless you send them to the cooler tablelands for a winter holiday each year to get a cold chill . iI stick to Dendrobiums they just get tied to trees , they love growing on Plumeria where get full winter sun when those trees loose their leaves.and they like to be neglected all winter, no watering.

2 Nov, 2009



Cattleya orchids are very tropical in origin and really don't like any cold. You may be thinking of Cymbidium or Epidendrum orchids which like a little cool period in the winter.

Dendrobiums along witht many other genera of orchids
are grown here. Unfortunately, I don't have many ochids...palms are my favorite trees.

3 Nov, 2009

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