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Paph. rothschildianum 'Commander'

This is a discussion on Paph. rothschildianum 'Commander' within the Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium, Cypripedium IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Many believed (some still do) that this is the same as 'Mont Milais' as it ...

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    Default Paph. rothschildianum 'Commander'

    Many believed (some still do) that this is the same as 'Mont Milais' as it was brought in at the same time. However, true divisions show distinct differences in growth habits. Again, not the greatest bloom for this cultivar.


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    Good job (i prefer the other one

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    quite an amazing flower, so dark and the stripes... just lovely!

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    Maybe not the greatest flowering but still a winner

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    I like them both. The dark pouch and bold striping of roth is so wonderful.

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    its still beutifull-i would love to put my hands on 1 of this!!!!

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    a definite winner. no doubt some of the confusion with Mont Millais is due to the good color and well-balanced form. and the fact that paph growers are slightly bonkers to begin with.

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