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Phrag Grande 'Atratum'

This is a discussion on Phrag Grande 'Atratum' within the Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium, Cypripedium IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; A large 4 or 5 new, flowering size growths but one average spike...reasonable flower though....

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    Default Phrag Grande 'Atratum'

    A large 4 or 5 new, flowering size growths but one average spike...reasonable flower though.


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    sweet, i have one of these huge monsters too, ie multi-growth, but no sign of flowering

    this is lovely, is that the full length of the petals?

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    Lovely ! I still do not have a single Phrag, I should really get this one. The trailing petals are really beautiful!

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    Tim, most of my long petal Phrag plants are the best I've ever had, bigger growths, more light, healthy.....one misable spike out of the whole lot and this is it. Should have had atleast 4 spikes.... Might consider a sale of Phrags if they don't improve.

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    interestingly, i haven't had such great luck with Phrags either... the only one which flowers on a regular basis is my Hanne Popow... which if it flowers at any other time than winter is just such a miserable colour...

    hopefully you figure out the next step from great growth to great blooming too.. then u can give me the secret

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    The plant looks huge and healthy.

    Cheers,
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    This is one of those orchids that always make me go aaaaaaaaaaaaaaah. Beautiful. Good job.

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