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Orchid Hybrid: Cymbidium Balkis

(This name is currently accepted by the RHS.)
Cymbidium Balkis is an orchid hybrid originated by L.de Rothschild in 1934. It is a cross of Cym. Alexanderi x Cym. Rosanna.
Genus
Cymbidium (Cym.)
Grex
Balkis
(name currently accepted by the RHS)
Registrant
L.de Rothschild
Originator
L.de Rothschild
Year
1934
Species Composition
6956 + 20256 + 2478 + 20277
Cym. insigne (50%) + Cym. eburneum (25%) + Cym. lowianum (19%) + Cym. sanderae (6%)
Most awarded/recent cultivars: Cym. Balkis 'Compacta' (4 awards from 1960 to 1961) Cym. Balkis 'Luath' (3 awards from 1948 to 1958) Cym. Balkis 'Silver Orb' (3 awards from 1950 to 1953) Cym. Balkis 'Rex' (2 awards in 1973) Cym. Balkis 'Zita' (2 awards in 1970) Cym. Balkis 'Sheba' (2 awards from 1960 to 1969) Cym. Balkis 'Wedding Veil' (2 awards in 1968) Cym. Balkis 'Regent' (2 awards in 1966) Cym. Balkis 'Braemar' (2 awards in 1966) Cym. Balkis 'Anita' (2 awards from 1965 to 1966) Cym. Balkis 'Mt. Olympus' (2 awards from 1964 to 1965) Cym. Balkis 'St. Shirley' (2 awards in 1965) Cym. Balkis 'Banner' (2 awards in 1964) Cym. Balkis 'Del Rey' (2 awards from 1961 to 1964) Cym. Balkis 'St. Anton' (2 awards in 1964) Cym. Balkis 'Juncal' (2 awards in 1964) Cym. Balkis 'Bonanza' (2 awards in 1964) Cym. Balkis 'Del Monte' (2 awards in 1963) Cym. Balkis 'Madonna' (2 awards in 1961) Cym. Balkis 'Phyllis' (2 awards in 1961)
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