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  1. kiwi

    How rothschildianum with a pedigree should look like in truth....

    This is from a flask of New Horizon x Raptor from Sam. I think it looks as though it has a good mix of both parents IMHO.
  2. kiwi

    Paph Johanna Burkhardt 'Stephen' FCC/AOC 2022

    Looks amazing. Good growing
  3. kiwi

    Paph Susan Booth 'Highercombe' AM/AOC

    You always have great plants and this is no exception.
  4. kiwi

    A different venustum

    Does anyone have a photo of the original ‘Foxcatcher’ FCC clone?
  5. kiwi

    A different venustum

    I asked Sam his thoughts and he responded as follows: ‘It looks this has to be a 4n plant, just like the grand parent Fox Catcher. The leaves look almost identical. And the flowers too except the FC bloom normal most of the time. It has great potential as the FC. I would not give up on this...
  6. kiwi

    A different venustum

    This is a clone from a flask I got from Sam ('Jr Foxcatcher' x 'Foxcatcher'). I have been waiting for this one to flower as it always looked different from the rest of the flask. The leaves are rounder and thicker. I wonder if it might be tetraploid and/or peloric? Is it something that is worth...
  7. kiwi

    Paph Paradise new flask list

    Nice roths. Could you please tell me the perantage of Paph rothschildianum 'Paradise City and Big Papa? Thanks
  8. kiwi

    Phrag. kovachii ‘Grande’ x self

    Simply stunning. Well done.
  9. kiwi

    Pleione ‘Tongariro’ in Bloom

    Where did the clonal name come from? Tongariro is the Maori name for a river in New Zealand.
  10. kiwi

    Paphiopedilum niveum ‘Moonshine’

    A beautiful example.
  11. kiwi


    Hi from New Zealand
  12. kiwi

    Basket for armeniacum

    I agree, it works well but as you say the stolons get out of control and it is difficult when repotting is needed.
  13. kiwi

    How much improvement is likely in roths future bloom?

    I flowered half a dozen of this cross this past spring and they were among some of the best. Sometimes you just get lucky.
  14. kiwi

    Gloria Naugle

    Stunning example
  15. kiwi

    Paph Gary Romaga

    The colour is amazing. Well grown too
  16. kiwi

    Awarded micranthum ‘Katipo Alexandra’ AM/OCNZ

    P.S. I am only using Alexandra for FCC plants. This was originally thought to be an FCC but was unfortunately downgraded due to a slight leaning flower. I hope that it will get there eventually.
  17. kiwi

    Awarded micranthum ‘Katipo Alexandra’ AM/OCNZ

    Thanks. Katipo is the Maori name for our native Black Widow Spider. (Similar to the Aussie Redback). I use this name for all my plants. Alexandra is my beautiful partner.
  18. kiwi

    Paph rungsuriyanum

    Very nice. Can you please advise as to your growing conditions and media used?