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Paphiopedilum Ho Chi Minh

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    Default Paphiopedilum Ho Chi Minh

    Currently in bloom is this primary hybrid between Paph delenatii 'Venus' and Paph vietnamense '#3'. This is of Taiwanese breeding and I purchased the plant from a nursery in Western Australia in 2005.

    It's a first time bloom. I'm really loving the colour, especially on the pouch.

    Paph Ho Chi Minh


    and for perspective, here is the size of the whole plant.




    Thanks for looking.


    cheers
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    Oh, it's lovely. I like the shape of the petals.

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    It is a beauty for sure! It is so perfect.

    Cheers,
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    Great primary hybrid, I'm loving the bloom. Funny how a showy bloom like that can also look modest.

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    Yup, that's a thing of beauty!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mrobert View Post
    Yup, that's a thing of beauty!
    woo hoo, the shameless self promotion on your thread did work

    hehehe, thanks robert!

    and thanks Jenn,Bruce&Diane for the lovely comments.

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    It's beautiful! Wonderful foliage too.

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    A beauty Tim !! Congratulations !

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    very well-balanced!

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    Bravo, Tim-O! Er...I mean your royal Paphness.

    I killed mine. Sniff, sniff... So I'll enjoy the results of your fine culture all the more.

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