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Phrag caricinum

This is a discussion on Phrag caricinum within the Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium, Cypripedium IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This phrag almost died on me this year. I finally got it back to a ...

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    Default Phrag caricinum

    This phrag almost died on me this year. I finally got it back to a half-way decent state and it has put up to spikes. Here is the first bloom as it is opening. I always like this little orchid, but wish I could get it to grow like my other phrags.

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    Cheers,
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    I like the coloring on this one. You always have the coolest plants!

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    That's a pretty little think, Bruce. I wish I could get ANY of my phrags to grow! Nice color and stripes.

    Tami

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    For an underperformer, as you seem to be claiming this is, it's great! I will almost certainly try a phrag in the not-too-distant future & I will be thrilled if I do half as well. Another great plant, BD. Any idea how many you have in total?

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    gorgeous with its bright petals and round pouch!

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    I'm sorry it's such an under performer Bruce. I think you should give it a change of scenery. Send it to me!

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    nice blooming. I really like those colours!

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    I agree, the color combo is beautiful, there's s something soft about it.
    Glad it survived, well worth it!

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