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Dendrobium Mutations

Dendrobium Mutations

Here’s an interesting and weird sci-fi kind of mutation as I would have described it. I came across this a couple of months ago but it slipped my mind until recently when it was brought up by recent visitors as it flowered again. This is a Dendrobium Shavin White mutation. Notice how gruesome the flowers […]

Petal Fusion

Petal Fusion

We have found a peculiar anomaly within our nursery. Previously, we have reviewed ‘Splash Mutations’ that involves a rare splash-patterned pigmentation on the petal/sepals. In a nutshell, mutations are changes in plant/flower anatomy and characteristics, brought about by environmental and/or genetic factors. For this anomaly in particular, we have queried several growers whom have decades of experience;  and none of […]

Splash!

Splash!

Splash mutations are well sought after by many collectors and hobbyist as they occur very rarely, maybe one plant in a thousand of non-mutants. Splash mutations are mostly unstable mutation and can only be propagated vegetatively to reproduce more of them. Thus, their rare occurence and difficulty to reproduce augmented their value as collectibles. If […]

Dendrobium Lucian White

Dendrobium Lucian White

(Dendrobium Walter Oumae x Dendrobium Lois Anderson) This hybrid is a rare mutation of the Dendrobium Lucian Pink hybrid.

Dendrobium Liberty Mutation

Dendrobium Liberty Mutation

(Dendrobium Emma White Mutation) This hybrid was registered by S.Janchidfar on the 5th June, 2002. There are a few variation of this mutation’s green stripes and also known to be called as the ‘Lollipop’ orchid.  This variety is more sought by hobbist and for its cut flowers than the plant as it tends to be […]