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Paph Shireen

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    Cool Paph Shireen

    Paph Shireen blooming for us. It seems really light in color, but that is what my tag says. I was expecting it to be a bit more bold.

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    cheers,
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    I like it!

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    The color looks young.

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    Is it paph Shireen? Although that would be darker.

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    Love;y. I remember it was darker the last ti - me you posted - another clone?

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    Quote Originally Posted by catttan View Post
    Love;y. I remember it was darker the last ti - me you posted - another clone?
    A surviving piece after the freeze that killed off many of our orchids.

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    BD, this looks more like the Paph Honey you posted at one time & this flower matches P. Honey very well.
    P. primulinum x philippinense.
    Label switch ???

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    Quote Originally Posted by Roy View Post
    BD, this looks more like the Paph Honey you posted at one time & this flower matches P. Honey very well.
    P. primulinum x philippinense.
    Label switch ???
    Very likely could be the case, Roy. When the freeze happened the orchids were all gathered up in boxes to be taken inside and it is likely that a label was misplaced. Though I don't remember my Paph Honey being such a large plant. I'll check the old photos and see. Thanks!! I agree the coloring is much closer to Paph Honey looking at it again.

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    I worked with a woman named Shireen back in the 1980's.

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