Phalaenopsis violacea coerulea and indigo (?)

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DrLeslieEe

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My ‘violaceas’ are in bloom, flourishing in semi-hydro (in constant water) in the hottest part of my growing area.

Coerulea forma:

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I suspect this one above might be a Samera coerulea (violacea x bellina) due to the dark inner part of lower sepals, although I have seen color patterns like this in supposedly wild population.

Indigo forma/horticultural variety:

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This flower also show dark inner sections of the lower sepals. I wonder if there was some mixing of the two ‘violaceas’ (of which bellina was considered as violacea before the 90’s when they were separated by E. Christenson), that the genes were mixed inadvertently through selection and line breeding of dark cultivars.
 

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Extremely beautiful and where did you get it???? I'm really NEED a
couple for my collection...please.
I got these phals from Tenshin Orchids. Matt comes to Canada 3-4 times a year. For the pandemic, he ships with group orders to Canada. Contact him through his website and he will let you know his next shipment to Canada or US.
 

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