Pot. Eye Candy 'Mellow Yellow'

Greencurls(Z5)February 15, 2013

The camera does not do the yellow justice.

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charlesb

The name matches the orchid. Eye Candy.NIce photograph

    Bookmark   February 15, 2013 at 9:37AM
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arthurm(Sydney, NSW AUST)

Lovely orchid. Name might be in the process of being registered but there is only Holiday Eye Candy to be found on the RHS site.

    Bookmark   February 15, 2013 at 2:04PM
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stephanie_kay(5a IL)

Very pretty, I am new to Orchids, what kind is this?

    Bookmark   February 15, 2013 at 11:48PM
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arthurm(Sydney, NSW AUST)

it is a hybrid " Cattleya" though it has other types of orchids blended in apart from Cattleya. That is why the name is important, records kept at Kew in England will give you the pedigree if you know the name.

    Bookmark   February 15, 2013 at 11:53PM
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shirley-z-8-tx

Love the delicate coloring on the petals.

    Bookmark   February 17, 2013 at 8:51AM
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Greencurls(Z5)

I have seen several Potinara Eye Candy orchids for sale online. I never thought to see if the name was registered. I just assumed that it was.

    Bookmark   February 18, 2013 at 6:41AM
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jane__ny(9-10)

Beautiful!

Jane

    Bookmark   February 19, 2013 at 10:55PM
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arthurm(Sydney, NSW AUST)

The name is a mystery because there is quite a bit of info. to be found if you google Potinara Eye Candy.
Doesn't matter all that much except if you received an AOS award it would not be recognised unless someone paid Ten pounds to register the name.....a bit difficult when the breeding details are unknown.
Holiday Eye Candy was registered by Carter & Holmes in 2012 and it is doubtful that it is related to your orchid.

    Bookmark   February 20, 2013 at 12:26AM
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