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Paph Fumi's Gold

This is a discussion on Paph Fumi's Gold within the Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium, Cypripedium IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Large flower on one growth 11 inch leaf span...what's not to like about this one ...

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    Large flower on one growth 11 inch leaf span...what's not to like about this one ? Sorry for the background...I need to fix a balck velvet board to take outside. I like photographing in the natural light.

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    That a really nice, clear yellow Gilda! Hopefully a new sprout is just around the corner...

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    Very nice, Gilda! You can really see the influence of both parents. Lots of yellow, which you'd expect from concolor x armeniacum, a hubcap-sized staminode from armeniacum, and shape and subtle spotting from concolor.

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    Beautiful bloom, Gilda! I love the tiny spotts of purple creating such a nice texture on the golden color!

    Cheers!
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    excellent yellow.

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    Wow, that looks disproportionately large. Are you playing a trick on us Newbies?

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    Nice yellow color!
    Cheers. Hoa.

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    You have such lovely plants Gilda!

    I look at your collection and it inspires me! Thank you!

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    Beautiful sunny bloom!

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    Ok guys, is it just me, but that looks fake. Im sorry, it just does!!
    It looks like the flower is the size of a chair on a regular sized paph plant. How does it find the strenght to hold that flower up? If it really is real, wow!!!!!

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