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Paph Hamana Albans

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    Default Paph Hamana Albans

    I purchased this neat plant last month at an orchid show. I canít take credit for the blooms, but I sure can enjoy them! Hamana Albans is a cross between spicerianum (obviously!) x Kay Rinaman. Thanks for looking!


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    Whoa--all these cool Paphs! I love the color change in the blooms on this, and being able to see the side view. Great pic, Nancy!

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    I was thinking the same thing on the colors - is it a color change, once the bloom matures, or are there actually color variations between each flower?

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    Nice plant!

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    Julie,

    On this particular plant, the color variation came with age. When I first purchased the plant, the first bloom was olive green. As you can see, it's now more of a bronze color.

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    I was thinking the same thing on the colors - is it a color change, once the bloom matures, or are there actually color variations between each flower?

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    Nice plant!

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    Wow, Nancy! That is really beautiful! Great addition!

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    Tres cool! Haven't seen a significant paph color change before. Is that typical of one of the parents?

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    Drool .... I love the colors, the touch of pink is outstanding . Gin

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    interesting color shift...kind of like the white complexes but in reverse (green/yellow to white on those)

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    The parents are superior plants on their own!!! Interesting to see what they can create! I can easily see resemblences of both parents in the child!

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