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Orchid Hybrid: Cymbidium Alexanderi

Cymbidium Alexanderi is an orchid hybrid originated by Sir George Holford in 1911. It is a cross of Cym. Eburneo-lowianum x Cym. insigne.
Genus
Cymbidium (Cym.)
Grex
Alexanderi
(name currently accepted by the RHS)
Registrant
Sir George Holford
Originator
Sir George Holford
Year
1911
Species Composition
6956 + 20256 + 2478
Cym. insigne (50%) + Cym. eburneum (25%) + Cym. lowianum (25%)
Most awarded/recent cultivars: Cym. Alexanderi 'Purity' (3 awards from 1958 to 2013) Cym. Alexanderi 'Sixty' (2 awards in 1958) Cym. Alexanderi 'Westonbirt' (2 awards from 1934 to 1949) Cym. Alexanderi 'Roslyn' (2007) Cym. Alexanderi 'Judith Karleen' (1957)
Articles Published in ORCHIDS.ORG Likes
CYMBIDIUMS: Bud Drop by Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler). During hot weather buds drop if the plant has an ancestor C. lowianum 'concolor' which has as its progeny C. Alexanderi 'Westonbirt'. OA86-82 0
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