Here is my Epicat. El Hatillo 'Pinta'. It, too, survived the Great Orchid Roast of 2006; but, being the weed that it is, has made a full recovery. It decided that it would bloom this year, and now has three honey-scented flowers. It's actually more mead-like than just honey, but I think more people know what honey smells like.
This is the second largest plant I own, topping out at a whopping 18". It has thick pseudobulbs and long, floppy leaves. It's not a bad plant to look at out of bloom.
The flowers start out a yellowy-green with a pure white and purple lip. The petals and sepals slowly turn white, as well. This flower doesn't have the best form, but I'm still very pleased with it.
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