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Phrag Ashley Wilkes

This is a discussion on Phrag Ashley Wilkes within the Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium, Cypripedium IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This is a first bloom seedling for me. I actually have two "siblings" of this ...

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    Default Phrag Ashley Wilkes

    This is a first bloom seedling for me. I actually have two "siblings" of this plant, same age, size etc -- one bloomed, one didn't. So I guess I wasn't nice enough to the other one. I also tried a little lighting set up (desk lamp rigged to the kitchen table--too funny really) . . .

    I like this guy so much, I might actually get brave enough to take him to the next orchid society meeting--although you never know, it is a little intimidating.

    Phrag Ashley Wilkes is Phrag Eric Young x warscewiczanum. Thanks for looking.
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    It's so beautifull; look like the princess shoes.

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    That is a wonderful bloom Sadie! Looks like another is coming on. Take it to the meeting; it's beautiful.

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    Wonderful---I love the petals and color on this. I wish some of my phrags would rebloom already. Can you tell me about your growing conditions on this? (medium, light, temps) I have a bessae x warscewiczanum that still hasn't rebloomed in a year and I just want to know if I'm missing something...

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    Very nice! Reminds me of China Dragon...

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    Default Very nice!

    I really do like these a lot more than paphs, but I wish they weren't so darned big! I had Les Diroulles and it took up the room of like 5 plants! (Needless to say, I traded it off.)

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    very nice...reminds me a bit of China Dragon

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    Yes, do bring it to the meeting if it is still looking good.

    Cheers,
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    very nice color!

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    What a gorgeous phrag! Those colors are really beautiful. Good growing!! Do tell us about your growing conditions; and your secret! haha...

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