Vanda Gordon Dillon

Vanda Gordon Dillon 'Saphire'
Vanda Gordon Dillon 'Saphire'

Hybrid Classification
Seed Parent: Vanda Rattana
Pollen Parent: Vanda Bangkok Blue
Genus: Vanda
Hybrid Epithet: V. Gordon Dillon
Binomial name
Vanda Gordon Dillon
Thai-Am Dec. 1, 1978

Vanda Gordon Dillon is a Vanda hybrid. Plant blooms in the winter.


Plants are best grown hanged in baskets and on mounted and require bright to full sunlight and cool to intermediate temperatures. If hunged the roots must be watered frequently. Plants should be grown in media that is well drained such as tree fern fibers (for small plants), several pieces of coarse fir bark, or sphagnum moss


Generation 1

  1. Vanda Madame Rattana × Vanda Bangkok Blue

Generation 2

  1. Vanda Madame Rattana = Vanda Sun Tan × Vanda Memoria Madame Pranerm
  2. Vanda Bangkok Blue = Vanda Diane Ogawa × Vanda coerulea

Generation 3

  1. Vanda Diane Ogawa =Vanda Hilo Blue × Euanthe sanderiana
  2. Vanda Memoria Madame Pranerm = Vanda Waipuna × Vanda Eisenhower
  3. Vanda Sun Tan = Vanda Beebe Sumner × Euanthe sanderiana

Generation 4

  1. Vanda Hilo Blue =Vanda Bill Sutton × Vanda coerulea
  2. Vanda Waipuna =Vanda Ellen Noa × Vanda Rothschildiana
  3. Vanda Eisenhower = Vanda Ellen Noa × Euanthe sanderiana
  4. Vanda Beebe Sumner = Vanda Onomea × Vanda Clara Shipman Fisher

Generation 5

  1. Vanda Onomea= Vanda sanderiana × Vanda Rothschildiana
  2. Vanda Clara Shipman Fisher= Vanda Tatzeri × Euanthe sanderiana
  3. Vanda Ellen Noa= Vanda dearei × Euanthe sanderiana
  4. Vanda Rothschildiana= Vanda coerulea × Euanthe sanderiana
  5. Vanda Bill Sutton= Vanda Manila × Euanthe sanderiana

Further Generations

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