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What's your favorite Paphiopedilum?

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    Default What's your favorite Paphiopedilum?

    Iím curious to know what everyoneís favorite paphiopedilum is? I love slipper orchids and have been expanding my collection recently but I donít think I can pick a favorite yet. My best bloomer is a Paphiopedilum Deperle (Delanatii X Primulinum) ,which has flowered for me every year since I got it. The green and white blossoms are really pretty but I donít think itís my favorite.

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    My favourite would have to be Paph sanderianum.

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    I like the sanderianum too Yew, but I'm too afraid to grow it. I was just looking at pictures of paphiopedilum Stonei. That's a beautiful orchid too!

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    I would say hands down my favorite is fairrieanum, but I also love lowii, philippinse, sanderianum, rothschildianum,.....

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    My farrieanum bloomed a few months ago for the first time and it was pretty exciting!

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    My favorite would be the section Brachypetalum, and everything else is a close 2nd.... philippinense, haynaldianum, lowii, sanderianum, etc... but i've got say venustum deserves a special place as well.

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    Too hard to choose!! I have so many slipper orchids that I love. I guess the multi-floral ones make me the happiest.

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    Paph Chiu Hua Dancer is my favorite. I hope mine decides to bloom next year.

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