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Paph Belle Luxe - comparison

This is a discussion on Paph Belle Luxe - comparison within the Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium, Cypripedium IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Paphiopedilum Belle Luxe blooms by the year. 1st Bloomed 2010 2nd Bloomed 2011 3rd Bloomed ...

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    Paphiopedilum Belle Luxe blooms by the year.

    1st Bloomed 2010


    2nd Bloomed 2011


    3rd Bloomed 2011


    Current Bloomed 2012


    Current Bloomed 2012

    I believe I know the reason why the recent bloomed is so much prettier than the past... mmm..

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    Nice to see all the different Paph Belle Luxe blooms over the years. Great orchid.

    cheers,
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    WOW...all lovely

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    Interesting how much the flowers varied from bloom to bloom. Did you change cultural conditions?

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    Amazing improvement in form! The lateral petals have filled out beautifully, giving the flower a more fuller and rounder form. Any change to the size of the flower?

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    Beautiful series of bloom photos.

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    I like the colour combination. What are the spots on the ventral in the 2nd photo?

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