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Phrag Praying Mantis

This is a discussion on Phrag Praying Mantis within the Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium, Cypripedium IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; a primary cross of longifolium X bosserianum...

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    Default Phrag Praying Mantis

    a primary cross of longifolium X bosserianum


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    Cool bloom and great photo Ron!

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    Beautiful - and cool name too!

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    If only it would bloom more than 1X per three years for me. Maybe if I let it develop into a specimen. I have 2 spikes this time and 2 spikes last time it bloomed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ron-NY View Post
    If only it would bloom more than 1X per three years for me. Maybe if I let it develop into a specimen. I have 2 spikes this time and 2 spikes last time it bloomed.
    Lol. You have to be nicer to it. hehehehee.... When is the last time you brought it in for dinner?

    It will be a fantastic specimen.

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    Ooh! I love the color combination on this one, Ron! Very rich and well blended. 1x per 3 yrs is still better than never! And with 2 spikes at a time at least it sounds like it's trying to make up for being a little on the slow side....

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    Very rich color! So it is a bit of a slow bloomer -- it does put on a show when it finally gets around to it!

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