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My First Paph.

This is a discussion on My First Paph. within the Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium, Cypripedium IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Well folks, this my first Paph,and I got it to bloom! It's a cross of ...

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    Well folks, this my first Paph,and I got it to bloom! It's a cross of Paph.Maudie ' Los Osos ' AM/AOS and Mulyk's Macabre ' Cherry Fudge '.
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    I just gotta try to grow a paph. What amazing colors.

    It still boggles my mind at how many colors orchids come in.

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    That is stunning, well done on getting it to flower, I have yet to bloom a Paph myself but have a few to go at though I am sure 2 of them are too small for them even to think about flowering even though I bought them as flowering size. I bought two in flower but theyre both done now so I wait for the others to throw up a stem. For now I will drool over yours!

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    that is lovely and congratulations on your first Paph bloom! I love the colours that the dorsal is showing.. it's almost metallic.. really cool photo!

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    Cherry Fudge is exactly the right name. Good job!

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    Very rich looking!

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    Hi Rita, you have a winner there! Of course, my being partial to vinis, as well as warts & hairs on paphs, is undoubtedly biasing my opinion, but the bloom shows such symmetry. Stunning. Now I have to ask--it's your first paph. Will it be your last?

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    Congrats Rita! I bet the dorsal will expand with time...a nice one!

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    Thanks all for the comments! Rob, nope, I've just bought a couple of seedling delenatii.

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    Good choice! Paph.Maudie ' Los Osos ' AM/AOS is a parent of one of my dark paphs and it is vigorous! it has very good shape too

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