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By Amy


Cattleya

This is new to me it has 3 blooms on at the moment , I haven't had one before so wish me luck in looking after it ! , On the label it's described as ' The king of orchids ' due to it's fragrence and it's splendid shape . it was only £2.99



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Beautiful colour and fantastic price. Haven't seen any orchid less than £9.99 round here. Good luck with it.

3 Dec, 2009

 

What a beauty its an unusal colour too.

3 Dec, 2009

 

OMG £2.99! Amy its Stunning & a Super Bargain 2 :)

3 Dec, 2009

 

I agree with Gee, all the orchids Ive seen have been around £10.00 - lucky you :0)

3 Dec, 2009

amy
Amy
 

Thank you everyone ! When I first saw it I wasn't sure what it was because it is so much shorter than the usual Orchids , it's only 8" high from the top of it's pot , they had several different colours to choose from ..
The label tells me that it flowers for 18-21 days , perhaps it's coming to the end of that time and so they wanted them out before xmas ! ........

It has a beautiful scent !

3 Dec, 2009

 

My friend had one given to her in April, it keeps blooming and blooming, so you may be surprised!

3 Dec, 2009

amy
Amy
 

Thats good news Bizzylizzy .. I hope mine blooms like that !

3 Dec, 2009

 

Its exquisite Amy :-)

3 Dec, 2009

amy
Amy
 

Thanks Dawn , I'm not that great with house plants so I will be keeping my fingers crossed :o)

3 Dec, 2009

 

Me neither Amy - well Im not good with the flowering type. Good luck with it.

3 Dec, 2009

 

it looks wonderful............

3 Dec, 2009

amy
Amy
 

I'll do my best Dawn, I've read through the instructions carefully twice already ..LOL..
Thanks Holly . :o)

3 Dec, 2009

Sid
Sid
 

Stunning! And what a bargain! :-o

3 Dec, 2009

 

Its beautiful Amy..............

3 Dec, 2009

uma
Uma
 

So delicate!

3 Dec, 2009

 

Very pretty.. and lovely colour Amy :o)

3 Dec, 2009

 

Thats gorgeous Amy it reminds me of an Iris with its wavy petals, I was bought an orchid a few months back and it is bloming beautifully!

3 Dec, 2009

amy
Amy
 

Thanks everyone .. I will do my best to keep it healthy , I'm pleased to hear that yours is still thriving Carole I remember it well , a beautiful gift :o)

3 Dec, 2009

 

Amy!!!! Let me know if it blooms for you again!!!! I've got several of these and can not for the life of me get them to bloom!!!!

4 Dec, 2009

amy
Amy
 

I will do Tracy :o)

4 Dec, 2009

 

Ooh Amy....that is a real beauty and so reasonable too.....what a fabulous buy...lucky you!

4 Dec, 2009

amy
Amy
 

Thanks Janey , it was very reasonable , I was in the right place at the right time :o)

4 Dec, 2009

 

Fantastic colour, and what a bargain, good luck to you.

5 Dec, 2009

 

stunning amy, love the colours ;o)

6 Dec, 2009

 

What a beauty its absolutely stunning good luck with it.

6 Dec, 2009

 

This is beautiful...and what a bargain !

6 Dec, 2009

amy
Amy
 

Aw thanks everyone .. I keep hovering over it wondering if I should be spraying it or something .... LOL........

6 Dec, 2009

 

gorgeous and a bargain too

8 Dec, 2009

 

That is such a bargain.

This is a good page for care instructions....
http://www.ivensorchids.co.uk/cattleya.htm

10 Dec, 2009

amy
Amy
 

Thanks Meanie , that 's brilliant I will be going to have a look there .. :o)

10 Dec, 2009

 

I've just spotted this, Amy! It's a gorgeous colour - I hope you succeed with it!

How's your Cymbidium? I haven't seen a photo of it this year.

16 Dec, 2009

amy
Amy
 

Thanks Barbara , the Cattleya is still in bloom so it's lasting well ..
I'm not sure what is going on with the Cymbidium , funny you should mention that as I was meaning to give it a close ' look at ' I haven't seen any flowers on it , I have purposely avoided looking in the greenhouse this last few days as it's so cold and freezing , it has bubble wrap inside also a heater that comes on when it freezes so i'm very reluctant to open the door letting the heat out .. I should have brought it out into the house sooner .......

16 Dec, 2009



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