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  1. Persephone

    I don't know which forum to post this in

    but I just got back from the NY Botanical Gardens Orchid show and I didn't see ONE SINGLE Paph in the display. :mad: I am so disappointed. I know that today is the opening members only day, but if anyone has gone or goes and spots Paphs, can ya let me know? I'll be going back there next...
  2. Persephone

    Ta Daaaaaaaaaaaa!

    Here is my collection of 1 paph. It is finally in bud. I'll try to upload a couple of photos. I promised myself that I would buy more only after this one bloomed. It's been almost two years! I have no idea of 'her' identity, but will update this thread and hopefully when and if she blooms...
  3. Persephone

    OMG! I think she had a bud!!!

    OK, OK, now what do I do? Is there a fertilizer equivalent to a pre-natal vitamin? I thought it was a new leaf yet again, but it seems to be a bud.....after 18 months. I promise to find my camera and figure out again how to upload photos. I am soooooooo......nervous. :eek:
  4. Persephone

    It's been more than a year

    and my paph has a rather large new leaf between the two newer leaves instead of a sheath. I'd like to post a do I do it? Here goes - sorry I've been away for a while, my kids destroyed all my bookmarks and I've been brooding about this orchid. If the photos uploaded and they're...
  5. Persephone

    Since I threw away the ID

    Can anyone guess the identification of my orchid if I describe it? The dorsal sepal is light green with darker green striping, the petals are purple with dark purple raised spots and the lip is mahogany. The leaves are mottled. Is this enough info to get at least a bit of id?:confused:
  6. Persephone

    Help! Water!

    I've been tooling around on the net to figure out how to give my paph the best care I can and I came across some information about water. Recently our town went to partial well water and it is hard I mean really hard to the point that there is a white residue on anything we wash. I have a...
  7. Persephone

    Hello there

    I am very very new to this, as a matter of fact I have only one slipper orchid. My facination began when I visited the NY Botanical Garden's orchid show early last spring. What inspiration! While browsing in the gift shop I came upon a plant that I absolutely fell in love with. I bought her...