Do you think this is Blc. George King 'Serendipity'? (pics)

orchidaddict_789(MD)November 21, 2010

I tried posting this earlier but I don't think I posted successfully. Anyways, I recently bought this plant that's labeled Blc George King 'Serendipity'. Now it is in bloom, but the flowers do not look like the ones I found online. I'm wondering if I've been misled into buying a completely different hybrid.

The two flowers are different: one has a large lopsided lip, and the other has a smaller lip and wilting petals. They've been open for only 4 days. I think the wilting may be due to trauma because it was shipped in bud, out of pot.

It's a huge plant, with leaves 11-12" long and bulbs 4-5" tall. It has 1 bulb per leaf. What do you think?

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arthurm(Sydney, NSW AUST)

Hard to say because the flower has suffered damage in transit and also because
mericlones do vary a bit.
Here is another pic that you can use for comparison.

    Bookmark   November 21, 2010 at 8:22PM
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jane__ny(9-10)

Here's mine. Yours might have been stressed.

    Bookmark   November 21, 2010 at 9:18PM
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orchidnick

Mine looks like the previous post. Yours look a little skinnier.

Nick

    Bookmark   November 22, 2010 at 12:15AM
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mjps_cox_net

It's George. Just so happens when the Georges' flower first pens it's a non-descript pink . As it ages it develops that nice salmon shade..

    Bookmark   May 31, 2011 at 5:14AM
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