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A couple of species cattleyas

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monocotman

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First up is cattleya maxima var la pedrena. This is a mericlone flowering for the first time With seven or eight flowers. It produces a whole heap of aerial roots even when growing in the drier atmosphere of a house.
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next is cattleya bowringiana var splendens. The flowers are much fuller than the standard form although about the same size. I am not sure I have quite got the culture right for this plant. It grows and flowers ok but not great.
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Great display.
I have the same maxima! I love it - was very expensive. Is it 'PedrEna or PedrOna'?
Online searches are coming with ----- C. maxima var. semi-alba 'La Pedrena'

But not sure what 'La Pedrena' represents ------ such as the name of a particular individual from that varietal group?
 
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