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(Catasetum De Etta Harris 'Green Goddess' x Catasetum Melana Davison 'Snow White') 

 

 

I believed this is an inspired cross.  The flowers of De Etta Harris (Donna Wise x Crownfox Voodoo) 'Emerald Goddess' are a surprisingly deep emerald green, a color rarely seen. Melana Davison (denticulatum x Penang) 'Snow White' is truly amazing, with nearly pure white flowers that are perfectly arranged.  Why is this an inspired cross?  The range of flower colors will be remarkable: white to green, some pinks and rose colors, and even a few red shades.  Combine this with excellent flower shape and presentation, and you have a great cross. (Description and photos courtesy of Fred Clarke, Sunset Valley Orchids)

 

Photo right: Catasetum Melana Davison 'Snow White'

Photo Left: Catasetum lucis 'Dana's Bird of Paradisel'  AM/AOS

 

 

 

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