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Phrag. Mem. Dick Clements (sargentianum 'Terry' x besseae)

This is a discussion on Phrag. Mem. Dick Clements (sargentianum 'Terry' x besseae) within the Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium, Cypripedium IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This phrag has a great red. I took a close up of the pouch too. ...

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    Default Phrag. Mem. Dick Clements (sargentianum 'Terry' x besseae)

    This phrag has a great red. I took a close up of the pouch too. Enjoy.

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    BD, thats the strangest looking Dick Clements I've seen, it looks like the sargentianum, no besseae. I wouldn't mind it but I would have to check the label. Could be a great breeder with that color.

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    it's lovely... love the colour and the way the dorsal is held...

    after reading Roy's comments, checked orchidwiz and googled around and it does seem like there's definitely sargentianum in there but no bessae.. maybe a selfing rather than the cross happened...

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    nice reaaaallly nice

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    Roy, Tim, I am not sure. Here is the tag that came with the plant. We got it from the breeder in Hawaii. I can see what you mean, though.

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    Very pretty. Funny how one petal is twisted clockwise the other anti-clockwise.

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    BD, I see it but I don't believe it. If you have a catalog from the grower I would look at what other crosses he sold around that time. It could be a sargentianum x lindleyanum crossing. Both are very similar.

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    Wow, you guys are good.

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    I'm really not up on Phrags, obviously, but I have seen some very careless vendors out there whose labels are suspect. So, I suspect Roy is quite right to be doubting it.

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    Another winner Bruce whatever the name!

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