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  1. DrLeslieEe

    Cattleya mossiae pentaflamea ‘Cerro Verde’ AM/AOS

    It made an AM/AOS of 81 points from today’s Toronto judging… and just barely too!! The flowers just started to show ageing today after keeping well for 4 weeks. The other two flowers collapsed 3 days ago, so had to work only with the two. Luckily it held on in cooler nights.
  2. DrLeslieEe

    Cattleya mossiae pentaflamea ‘Cerro Verde’

    Probably the most beautiful of my mossiae from the Mantellini collection of line bred flameas. It has many qualities of a great flower; full round shape with no windows, intense coloration of markings, solid trumpet lip with white tube, wide straight horizontal petals, thick substance and...
  3. DrLeslieEe

    Cattleya mossiae pentaflamea ‘Cerro Verde’

    I thought I’d share the most beautiful mossiae flamea I have ever seen, from the line breeding of Armando Mantellini of Cerro Verde nursery. Currently in bloom at their nursery in Florida. I was lucky to secure a division to pick up next month at the Tamiami show. (Pictures from Cerro...