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Phrag Don Wimber

This is a discussion on Phrag Don Wimber within the Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium, Cypripedium IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Maybe not the best Don Wimber in the world, but the first phrag to flower ...

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    Maybe not the best Don Wimber in the world, but the first phrag to flower in my collection since I had mega problems ( overheating due to failed gear) almost 2 years ago . So especially welcome.
    Don Wimber, in case you didn't know was the guy who did a lot of chromosome doubling - making tetraploids and higher ploidy numbers for the Eric Young Orchid Foundation, which led to a lot of hybrids becoming possible - which were previously blocked.

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    This one does remind me of my Eric Young and my Olaf Gruss.

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    Beautiful , Geoff! Thanks for the info -

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