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  1. DrLeslieEe

    Ang thong Masquerade: A Tale of Mistaken Identity

    Recently, it has come to light that my plant, for whom I thought was a niveum album, was exposed as an ang thong, an accepted variety of godefroyae. This shocked me. The reason were because the leaves were long, wider and bent downwards (unlike niveum, which are upwards, thin and shorter) and...
  2. DrLeslieEe

    Paphiopedilum niveum album

    First time both flowers are open at same time. NS 9 cm. Very floriferous plant, up to twice a year bloomings. The bright yellow T5 casts a golden shade over the white.
  3. DrLeslieEe

    Paphiopedilum niveum album ‘Double Trouble’

    In bloom again after last year’s drama lol. Also with two flowers on one spike. NS 8 cm. Such a cute pouch. A dimple on the right petal, possibly still stretching. Let’s see what happens at judging today.
  4. DrLeslieEe

    New Buds in the Block Party

    Some buds popped out this week. Exciting! Two black leucochilums, two vietnamense (one of them a dark select from OI that has blasted 2 years in a row 🤞) and the scandalous niveum album (passed at judging last year with drama). There will be a block party for April judging! At least the...
  5. Ernesto

    National Orchid Day Display

    For National Orchid Day I attempted to make a display in my bedroom with all the slipper orchids I have in bloom right now 🤪 from left to right: Phrag. longifolium var. album, Paph. Deperle (delenatii fma. Dunkel x primulinum fma. purpaurascens), Paph. niveum var. album, Phrag. Columbianum...
  6. DrLeslieEe

    Paphiopedilum niveum ‘Moonshine’

    My first niveum regular type to bloom! NS 8 cm approximately. Selected by PaphParadise for me.
  7. Ernesto

    First Flasks

    With quarantine in full swing, I’ve decided to really lean into the hobby and buy my first flasks. I took advantage of Sam’s Fourth of July sale and purchased five flasks— thaianum, niveum, leuchochilum, philippinense, and rothschildianum. Here they are on 7/8, freshly potted in a mix of...
  8. Ernesto

    Paph. niveum first bloom progress

    This little one arrived in-bud on 4/30 (I was VERY pleasantly surprised!) and over the past three weeks has progressed as follows: I can’t wait to until she blooms!
  9. N

    Need help with light requirement for Paph. Niveum

    I just got a Paph Niveum barely a week ago. I’m very new to growing Paphiopedilum and orchids in general. I’m wondering if my light set up is adequate for my paph niveum. my orchid is placed around 3 meters away from north side high ceiling window. So it gets very dim light during the day. Also...
  10. Calvin_Tiong

    Paphiopedilum Psyche (bellatulum x niveum)

  11. Calvin_Tiong

    Paphiopedilum niveum

  12. Calvin_Tiong

    Paphiopedilum (In-Charm Greenery x niveum)

  13. Calvin_Tiong

    Paphiopedilum Miss Faith Hanbury (glaucophyllum x niveum)