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Orchids: Gerberara 'Snow Ballet'

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Andalusia, AL
(Zone 8b)

January 15, 2013
7:59 AM

Post #9385768

Hi folks,I'm looking for a plant called Gerberara 'Snow Ballet' for my sister..Anyone know where I can buy one?

Thanks Jan
Cleveland,GA/Atlanta, GA
(Zone 7b)

January 15, 2013
6:21 PM

Post #9386565

Hi, Jan. The Gerberara Snow Ballet will not be easy to find unless you know a grower willing to provide a division. The hybrid was made by H&R in the late 1990's and they have not remade the cross. A grower friend who had the orchid tells me he tried to make a cross but could not get a pod. Since his business relies on hybridizing he got rid of his Gerberara Snow Ballet specimens.

I believe Hawk and Carol have the orchid. Maybe they know a grower with a division available.
Odessa, FL
(Zone 9b)

January 15, 2013
6:33 PM

Post #9386583

I bow to Carol, queen of the Gerberaras. She was kind enough to slice off a piece of hers and send it to me a couple of years ago. Mine is now doing wonderfully.


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Santa Ana, CA
(Zone 10b)

January 16, 2013
7:35 AM

Post #9386981

I bought mine at a show years ago, and have never seen one since. It grows like a weed, so I've passed around many divisions, but I don't have any at the moment. The mother plant is hopefully recovering from too much cold and rain in Dec., so I won't have any divisions any time soon. It seems to me I saw one listed on e-bay a while back, so you might check there.


DeLand/Deleon Spring, FL
(Zone 8b)

January 16, 2013
11:02 AM

Post #9387231

I've had it on my saved searches list on ebay for awhile...nothing


Lutz, FL
(Zone 9b)

January 16, 2013
11:19 AM

Post #9387251

I never realized this orchid was so in demand. Pretty soon, you'll all have me convinced I want one! They are pretty, though. I would keep an eye on eBay like MJ; everything seems to turn up there sooner or later.

Andalusia, AL
(Zone 8b)

January 16, 2013
6:41 PM

Post #9387682

Thanks everyone for the info.I appreciate it.


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