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Paph. venustum

This is a discussion on Paph. venustum within the Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium, Cypripedium IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I have always liked the veiny pouch on these guys, so couldn't resist one when ...

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    Default Paph. venustum

    I have always liked the veiny pouch on these guys, so couldn't resist one when I went to a local vendor and he had a whole tray of venustums in bud and ready to pop. This one had looked like it had the darkest coloring and widest petals of the bunch.





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    That is beautiful, Susan. I have one of these that is also very pink. I know this orchid must make you happy. I love it-- So beautiful.

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    Venustum has quickly become one of my favorites. I bought one out of bloom a few months ago and can't wait to see the blossoms!

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    It is very nice clone, congrats.

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    Soooo beautiful!!!!!

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    You have a good form here. I raised a flaskful, way back , and found them very varied ; some had quite small flowers - it was suggested that my flask was a cross between two forms , but later I heard that Kew were considering making the smaller form into a distinct species , but that was befoire they started off on their DNA jag. Now they just talk about overlapping clades, and my eyes go glazed.....

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