July 11, 2012 Laelia
purpurata var. flammea 'Neal' species CCM
81 Exhibited by Tom Pickford
Description: Seventeen flowers robustly displayed
on four well-spaced inflorescences on a 13 pseudobulb plant in
a 30-cm pot; sepals white, lightly suffused pink; petals white,
heavily striated purple; lip basally white, purple veins deep
in throat, apically dark purple; substance moderate; texture
velvety. Commended for a clean, well-maintained foliage and arresting
dispaly of blooms.
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