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Ron-NY

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This is C. Hybrida which was the first Catt hybrid ever. It was created back in 1863, made from two Cattleya species: C. loddigesii x C. guttata. Mine is not as spotty as some but I love it anyway.

 
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bwester

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Wow, I actually did not know that.
Thanks!
 
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Actually, I believe that Calanthe Dominii was created a bit earlier... first bloomed in 1856, but the Hybrida was the first Cattleya hybrid to flower. Still, a very cool piece of history, and a beautiful bloom :)

- Matt
 
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