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Luck ain't everything. Excellent culture has produced a gorgeous plant. Did I mention that I adore fragrant, white
flowers? Only about 100 times!
 

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I love Heathii and don’t see many and wonder why.
Pared Where did you find the alba form?
my tipo form has been in bloom almost continually since October putting out at least 10 blooms.AF8B0C46-D3A7-4BD5-A127-5ABFBDBE580D.jpeg
 

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Cattleya Heathii 1 was registered in 1907. I have the rubra form as shown above. Like so many of the original primary hybrids, it was used as a parent about 19 times and then probably forgotten as the rage for Cattleya cut flowers took over. It is only more recently that Heathii has been remade. I don’t think it has been awarded very much. I know that Orchids Limited (where I got my rubra one) has made a coerulea form as well that they have for sale.
 

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Not a bad flower. Let's see next blooming about the lip.

A coerulea version might be interesting.
 

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