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Phrag IQ #8 (I think)

This is a discussion on Phrag IQ #8 (I think) within the Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium, Cypripedium IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Only two primary crosses have girlie names, though, Hoa. And they're pretty easy to distinguish. ...

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    Only two primary crosses have girlie names, though, Hoa. And they're pretty easy to distinguish. Of course, I could be spouting all of this and be dead-ass wrong... It's been known to happen and I haven't heard back yet.

    Julie

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    For some reason, I count that there are at least 5 girl names for these primary crosses? Hehhehe ... Should I list them here? Hehhehhee ...

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    I'm with Julie...my less than exhaustive search netted two names...and if those are the only two, the answer would be obvious. not very common for sure...

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    For those who have been actively participating, and those who have been lurking - - look at the clues and see how we figure this out. The basic coloration and form lead to the guesses on the first parent - along with the hint about fragrance. The schlimii parent. The second one is REALLY not seen often, either as a specie or a parent plant. So.. If you were to google or whatever on 'schlimii', you would come across the names of the crosses. There are several sites that list phrags and paphs, by name, by parentage, etc.

    So, schlimii as a parent, with a peach - pink coloration, and a unique form for the flower..

    Try it - go on, take a few minutes and search. Look at the photos you find, don't expect a perfect match, but take a look. This is how we all learn. By starting with an example, seeing how it may look grown in various conditions and by different growers, you can learn a lot about the visual clues orchids give to their heritage. I will post the answer tomorrow if no one has correctly named the cross. (PS this does not include Julie, Jason and Hoa - I think they know)

    Don't be intimidated. I learned a lot by lurking on this site for a while and looking up what the people were discussing. Even though I've had orchids for many years, I have only recently ventured into plants other than phals, cyms, catts and bulldog paphs....(dends only after Hoa twisted my arm!!!) and what fun it has been!

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    Diane,

    Despite how confused we might be (lesson to others: it happens to us all!), thanks for more fun!

    Just don't let those rednecks get you talking too funny! (<---She's spending time in the deep south!)

    Julie

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    wow! it is fragrant?! I never knew phrags could be fragrant, but I am still just started growing slipper orchids so I only know what I've read. I wonder if my pink phrags: phrag randy macdonald and phrag albopurpureum will be fragrant. My first phrag bud is just magically opening right now!
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    Another guess Phrag Stella (Phrag schlimii X Phrag vittatum)
    ...this is so hard!

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    I don't know what it is either... you've certainly got a good one for a quiz... as hard as Hoa's last one!

    She is very pretty!

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    I'm a little surprised at the fragrance too. schlimii is supposed to smell a little of raspberries but the majority of its hybrids don't have much of a scent. of course, the long-petalled species do smell faintly of dirty sock...(no joke).

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    Ok - jumping in here - WAAAY over my head - is one of the crosses lindleyanum?

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