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Archive entry 21.05.06

21st May 2006

Pleione (yunnanensis x formosana). Raised by Ian Butterfield and registered in 1990.
I have appreciated the upright flower stems of this hybrid, and the way the flowers are displayed.

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It has increased vigorously and flowers freely. Sometimes this shade of pink can be difficult to live with but in this case the darker lip gives the colour a lift and I'm rather fond of it.