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Double blooms on paph fairrieanum

This is a discussion on Double blooms on paph fairrieanum within the Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium, Cypripedium IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This year one of my Paph. fairrieanums gave me a double flower. Not unheard of, ...

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    Default Double blooms on paph fairrieanum

    This year one of my Paph. fairrieanums gave me a double flower. Not unheard of, but not commonly seen.





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    Those crazy fairrieanums! Actually, the only double paph bloom I ever had was a vinicolored hybrid that was 1/2 fairrieanum - one of my favorites. Good for you - I've heard that fairrieanums are hard to grow as a species.

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    It must be very happy!

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    Nice growing Susan! I love this slipper orchid and many of its crosses!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mauraec View Post
    Those crazy fairrieanums! Actually, the only double paph bloom I ever had was a vinicolored hybrid that was 1/2 fairrieanum - one of my favorites. Good for you - I've heard that fairrieanums are hard to grow as a species.
    Thank you. Fairrieanum is one of my all time favorite orchids. I have heard that they are harder to grow from others as well. I haven't had really any difficulty with mine and feel fortunate.

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    Love this! Congrats on growing such a lovely orchid so well!

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    Wow congratulations very unique and classic paph.

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    pretty cool!

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