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More Photos of plant Bc. Yellow Bird:

Reddish color has faded to an orange shade.

What started out as pale yellow have darkened.

Still in bloom almost a month later with a yellowish-orange color

Still in bloom 1-23. Holding its color and shape.
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  1. Robert Rand
    over 3 years ago
    Hi, I purchased a Yellow Bird last spring and it was chrome yellow. I started growing 100% under lights and mine bloomed first with the yellow throat/reddish petals. All of the blooms lightened up yet look more like the orangish-yellow shade. It has been two weeks and they haven't gotten any brighter. I thought maybe it was the artificial light. Yours appears to be outside. So now I am thinking something in the water/fertilizer. Still looking for a definitive answer. I want my chrome yellow back!
  2. Robert H. Findlay
    over 3 years ago
    It might fade to yellow - I had one a while back and I remember that color changed after opening to the point of wondering why they named it "yellow" bird

Bc. Yellow Bird

This plant is matched to the orchid database

Grower is John Small

Located in West Palm Beach, Florida, United States

(nodosa x Richard Mueller)
B. nodosa x Bc. Richard Mueller
Sun Bulb bag baby
Description: Usually yellow nodosa shaped flower with red spotting. However, this morning i came out to find a reddish orange flower alone on one spike and two typical yellow with red spotting flowers on another spike. I suspect there have been two separate plants growing together since I bought this plant a couple of years ago. Updated 12-19-2020. Reddish flower has faded to a pale orange, but pale yellow flowers have darkened. Notice the spotting on the darker flower is much heavier than on the other two.
Culture: Net pot with fir bark, charcoal and vermiculite

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