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the best Phrag Alfredo Manrique

This is a discussion on the best Phrag Alfredo Manrique within the Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium, Cypripedium IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I posted one a couple of weeks ago and this one, of Glen's, is even ...

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    Default the best Phrag Alfredo Manrique

    I posted one a couple of weeks ago and this one, of Glen's, is even better. The red intensity is wonderful. The flower just opened and may expand more but at this point the petal span is 5 1/2 inches with a 1 1/2 inch width. The plant has a 2' leaf span and the spike is about 18" tall.



    here is the one from a couple of weeks ago for comparison


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    Actually I prefer the one with the spots, but they are both lovely.

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    outstanding! I gotta get me one of these...

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    WOW WOW WOW! Seriously! Yours is beautiful, but Glen' s made my chin hit the floor. That is an incredible red!

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    Oh man, both are so beautiful!


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    I should take a pic of a besseae or a Jason Fischer next to it for size comparison. These are big lowers for Phrags.

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    I'm going to go with Ischel - I prefer the one with the spots, but they are both such an amazing colour


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    I really like that intense red!

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    Wow, that red is really saturated... I want one! (or five...)

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