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Paphiopedilum lowii slipper orchid

This is a discussion on Paphiopedilum lowii slipper orchid within the Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium, Cypripedium IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; The first bloom from this young paph....

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    Default Paphiopedilum lowii slipper orchid

    The first bloom from this young paph.
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    Very nice. Can you show us the rest of the blooms?

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    Just one blossom this year. Its first ever.

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    congratulations! mine has gone to heaven

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    I love lowii, but the plants are just to big for my space .

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    I'm in the same boat as Susan. Love this species, but nowhere to put it under my lights!

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    Quote Originally Posted by orchidlady View Post
    I love lowii, but the plants are just to big for my space .

    Susan
    There are many variants and varieties of P. lowii and some are very small.I have one now in flower that is less than 40 cm from tip to tip of leaves.

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    Such an elegant bloom.

    Cheers,
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