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My new Paph

This is a discussion on My new Paph within the Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium, Cypripedium IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; I stopped in at the farmers market today... I couldn't resist buying this cutie! They ...

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    I stopped in at the farmers market today... I couldn't resist buying this cutie!

    They tagged it as a Paph Dellaina (White) but looking online at photos of Paph Dellaina.... There doesn't seem to be a white variety that I've found. Thoughts?
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    very nice white! (these del x cochlo crosses sometimes bloom out pink, sometimes white. del is well-known for suppressing yellow/green pigments so perhaps this was made with an 'alba' cochlo)

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    I concur with Jason. It is indeed a very nice one (perhaps rare, a.k.a. not seen often!).
    Cheers. Hoa.

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    A lovely white beauty!

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    what an absolute stunner! A real beauty in it's pristine whiteness... great buy!

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    Boy, look at that white! WOW!

    Nice.

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    Nice multigrowth plant. Looks like there are more unbloomed growths for later

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    Thanks everyone! The bloom was just so delicate I couldn't pass it up. My camera doesn't do it justice, but the bloom actually has a shimmery quality that makes it seem nearly translucent.

    So cool that it might actually be a more-rare coloration! Makes it even more worth the $40.

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    Very pretty, a lovely shade of white. I like the mottled leaves, gives it something extra.

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    WOW! That is one gorgeous bloom!

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