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Paph. fairrieanum

This is a discussion on Paph. fairrieanum within the Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium, Cypripedium IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I think ,to me, this is the most elegant paphiopedilum. This is not fully open ...

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    I think ,to me, this is the most elegant paphiopedilum. This is not fully open yet so should become a nice bloom in a few days time,

    Ed

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    Very cool. I see a face in it!

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    One of the most beautiful of paphios and parent of so many great hybrids - unfortunately a cool grower (for us).

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    Edmund, you are right, very elegant flower.

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    Very beautiful!! I'll have to get one for my collection.
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    Love this slipper, Ed! Lots of wonderful hybrids made with it too!

    cheers,
    BD

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    Big nose and mustache? Or are we seeing different things (or just seeing things in general). To me it kinda looks like an old man from a Disney Cartoon but I could just be Floridian .

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    Yep, I see it clear as day!

    Definitely an old man look! The lines could be wrinkles.

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    Very nice Ed, love the colours, nice photo,
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