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    Cattleya walkeriana var. semi-alba

    Great fragrance, and since the plant is small it makes a good companion for the paphiopedilums. It does have a rambling growth habit, however, which is kind of annoying, but I may mount it within the next month or so to let it grow how it wants to instead of trying to coax it into being...
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    Cymbidium tracyanum spike development

    This is, admittedly, something of a boring picture. But considering that I carelessly broke the developing spike off last year when moving the plant around, I'm pleased that my Cymbidium tracyanum has forgiven me (or so I'd like to think) and is currently producing a robust spike. It appears to...
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    Paphiopedilum Berenice var. album

    After many years of seemingly doing nothing but growing bigger, my Paph. Berenice is finally blooming--well, at least the label says it's Berenice (if it appears to be something else, I'd appreciate someone kindly offering a correction). I do have a question for anyone who's interested...
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    Winter temperature range?

    I've been reading through a lot of the posts in this section in an attempt to get an idea of what is an ideal temperature range for such a large genus as paphiopedilum. Is a nighttime winter low of 50 F too low for many or most paphs? I know that for the species I grow (micranthum, delenatii...
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    Hello from the Midwest

    Hello, everyone. My name's Steve and I'm a hobbyist living in the US Midwest. I only have half a dozen paphiopedilums in my collection, but I've managed to successfully grow and bloom them over the years. Now I'm looking forward to learning from the more experienced paphiopedilum growers on this...