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Beallara Peggy Ruth Carpenter

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Hybrid Classification
Seed Parent: Beallara Tahoma Glacier
Pollen Parent: Miltonia Purple Queen
Genus: Beallara
Hybrid Epithet: Peggy Ruth Carpenter
Binomial name
Beallara Peggy Ruth Carpenter
Everglades
Everglades 1980


Beallara Peggy Ruth Carpenter is a hybrid in the genus Beallara

DescriptionEdit

This Beallara was created by Milton Carpenter from Everglades Orchids, by using the famous Beallara Tahoma Glacier and crossing it to Miltonia Purple Queen. Is one of the most sucessful Beallaras (if number of propagated plants is counted). By the way: Miltonia Purple Queen is Miltonia spectabilis var moreliana x Miltonia russeliana. And if you look at Miltonia russeliana, you wouldn't believe it makes up for 25% of the genetic material of Beallara Peggy Ruth Carpenter.

CultureEdit

Grow plants in intermediate temperatures in partial shade, if possibly with high humidity. Water plant when mix drys, but do not allow to dry out completely. Plant will flower when the new bulbs have formed. After flowering, give plants a slight dryout between waterings for 2 - 4 weeks, and increase watering once the new growth starts. Water approximately once a week. Pot with medium fir bark.

ParentageEdit

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