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Paph St Swithin

This is a discussion on Paph St Swithin within the Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium, Cypripedium IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Beware, Elena! Those loooong flower spikes are very, very easy to snap off, after spending ...

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    Beware, Elena! Those loooong flower spikes are very, very easy to snap off, after spending months watching them grow! Many a sad tale has been shared on the forum over that!

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    I did notice a couple of threads about it when I did a searchfor more information. How gutting!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diane View Post
    Psychopsis are really easy to grow.
    IF you know what they require, like she said...
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    Just don't over water them. I have 8 different ones and they are all happy campers.
    (BTW, watch the box dear DT! )

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    nice shot of all the flowers, looks like very good color!

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    A sad day, today. I guess it has been just over a month since the first bloom opened, but I notice they are starting to fade.

    Sure seems like a short time when that happens.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IdahoOrchid View Post
    A sad day, today. I guess it has been just over a month since the first bloom opened, but I notice they are starting to fade.

    Sure seems like a short time when that happens.
    But just think of the show that you can look forward to next time! And with more growths, maybe more flowers?

    They certainly were beautiful while they lasted.

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