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Well this time I got the camera out in time

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    Default Well this time I got the camera out in time

    Last spike I waited too long. The buds fortunately were somewhat attractive in & of themselves.



    Like most relatives in the stanhopea alliance, Paphinia 'Majestic's flowers are rather short lived ... generally about a week. Getting a shot was a bit of a pain in the butt -- would have looked better with a black background but didn't feel like tacking one up on my ceiling. [Had to take the plant out of the terr as the flowers face downwards.] No scent that I noticed. Flowers are quite large -- about a 5-6" span.




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    Beautiful. Thanks for the introduction to this beauty!

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    That is really beautiful.

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    That is gorgeous!

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    Beautiful, I was tempted to buy one but their grow habit wasn't right for me. Now I am more tempted, your photo is great

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    Lovely, I love the colors, stripes and whiskers! So unusual!

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    What spectacular blooms!! Are these difficult to care for? Admittedly, I don't know much about these...could you give us some cultural insights?

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    PEPPERMINT!!!!

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    Stunning! Thank you for sharing.

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