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Paph fairrieanum

This is a discussion on Paph fairrieanum within the Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium, Cypripedium IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Paph fairrieanum is a compact growing species, discovered in 1857. Its range in the wild ...

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    Paph fairrieanum is a compact growing species, discovered in 1857. Its range in the wild is from Bhutan and India and nearby parts of China. I think that this species also makes very pretty hybrids too, passing its curves to its progeny.

    The parentage on this one is (‘Supernymph’ x ‘Excel’) Its a first time bloomer. I think my bloom is small but I was told they are smaller bloomed. However that is okay as the plants are small too. They are intermediate temp growers but I think they can take household temperatures since mine does. Thanks for looking.

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    OK, I just have to say I love this flower! The wine-purple striping on the dorsal sepal is so stunningly set off by the white background. And I really like the hairs on all the petals & sepals. This just rocks!

    Cheers,

    Rob

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    Excellent job Fren! One of my faves... and yours is amazingly coloured!

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    One of my favorites too, Fren. I love the shape of fairrieanum. I bet the next bloom on this plant will be even better.

    cheers,
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    Nice! This has been on my wish list for a long time. From everything I have read they are easy to grow in a home with or without lights.

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    Fabulous, fabulous, fabulous!!!

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    I think my fairie looks better now that it is fully developed. I didn't realize it would get more ruffles

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    Gosh that is stunning, Fren. I agree!

    Cheers,
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    Simply wonderful. Such a beautiful bloom!

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    yep, it's just getting better... and this only from the first bloom!!!

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