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Paph lowii

This is a discussion on Paph lowii within the Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium, Cypripedium IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Paph lowii"Dragonfly" x paph lowii"#4-97A" Individual leaves are over 17" long but very upright , ...

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    Default Paph lowii

    Paph lowii"Dragonfly" x paph lowii"#4-97A"
    Individual leaves are over 17" long but very upright , single growth.
    Just the 1 flower out @ the moment but this is the most belligerent spike i have had for a good while.When i try & tie the spike it bends @ the tie so i have let it grow "free" & the buds are facing all over the place.

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    Very beautiful!

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    to Ania's comment. It is also a beautiful photograph- well proportioned and balanced with clear focus on the bloom! BRAVO!

    Cheers,
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    Nice big spoons on those petals - lovely!

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    I can see why some call it a mule's ear slipper!

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    Gorgeous, yes! Belligerent, No! Just a lady orchid with a mind of her own!
    She knows which is her best side!

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    Hey, I think I saw that costume in Cirque de Soleil! It looks like it's dancing - beautiful, striking bloom. Thanks for sharing.

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    Woa!!! Is it paph-blooming dogs and cats at your place?

    Another stunning paph!
    Cheers. Hoa.

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