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Paph delanatii

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    Here is my one and only Paph delanatii. I bought it in April 04 at the Costa Mesa Mall orchid show in CA. I can't remember the name of the show but it was a big one in a three story mall!

    I bought the plant in double spike for $18. I believe it is actually two different plants in one pot.

    There is only one spike this time around. The other plant or growth is a few months from maturing. Hopefully it will bloom also!

    I was ready to give this plant away when it bloomed the first time. The blooms were small and almost colorless. This time, the flower is larger, better shape, and better color! I'm extremely happy with it NOW!!! I'm glad I didn't pitch it!

    The '04 bloom has a ruffled dorsal. The '05 has the darker pouch. I'm sure there are differences in the way the photos were taken but the 05 bloom is definately more colorful than the '04!

    My advice is to bloom it two or three times before it becomes tradebait or salad-shooter fodder!
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    Very Nice !
    How true about blooming them several times before tossing. Give yours a few days and then give it a sniff and see if you detect a subtle raspberry fragrance ! That is why I bought mine....for the fragrance !

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    very nice. is this a new del or old one?

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    That's really quite a difference - they look like two different plants!

    Julie

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