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Paphiopedilum Maudii in bud

This is a discussion on Paphiopedilum Maudii in bud within the Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium, Cypripedium IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Thanks for all of the great comments! Lots of nice people here!...

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    Thanks for all of the great comments! Lots of nice people here!

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    It's chilly in my area and we keep the heat low to save energy, 50s at night and mid 60s during the day. The Maudii doesn't seem to mind. Progress is gradual, so I get to see it open almost before my eyes. The flower will also last a long time, if last year is any indication. Here it is almost, almost open. This is a lot of fun!

    90% open today

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    Just beautiful!

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    Great growing, Daniel! Because it is blooming for you, it must be happy...Congratulations...Betty :-)

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    Congratulation...good growing another albino form very pretty Daniel.

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    Yay Daniel! Your orchid from "The Little Shop of Horrors" did open! It is truly magnificent and thanks for sharing it. I also love the foliage on this Paph, it looks so lush and healthy. I really want to try these, there was one at a local greenhouse that they wanted $50 for. I really considered it, but it looked like a black fungus was starting underneath. I wasn't willing to risk dragging home a disease to my other plants...

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    she's a beaut!

    and after years of growing, seeing a bud still makes the heart jump a little... it's part of the excitement and reward process of growing these plants I guess...

    good job getting her to bloom again!

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    Great bloom, and beautifully healthy looking plant to boot. You are obviously doing it right and I say keep on doing what you're doing!

    Cheers,
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    Thanks. It's still blooming. I'm so pleased!

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    nice flower, your plant is so healthy. great job on caring for it

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