Help?? Paph flower with NO petals...

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  1. Apr 15, 2019 #1

    Junglejewel

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    IMG_9082.JPG My paph malipoense flowered with no petals!! Have any of you ever experienced this with any of your Paph's??? I've never seen this before!
     
  2. Apr 15, 2019 #2

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    poor thing. No.
     
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    Has it ever bloomed before?
     
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    Tough luck. How does the plant look?
     
  5. Apr 16, 2019 #5

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    This is its first bloom
     
  6. Apr 16, 2019 #6

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    The plant is very healthy, bright, stiff leaves and strong root system.
     
  7. Apr 17, 2019 #7

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    Cool! You might have as petalless mutant.
     
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    If it is the first bloom, I'd wait until the next to see if that comes out right. Sometimes the bud gets damaged as it develops, and you get unusual flowers. It is frustrating when it is your own plant, but I'd just wait and see if it's a consistent problem.
     
  9. Apr 17, 2019 #9

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    Lol maybe
     
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    That's what I was thinking. See what next year brings us
     
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    Do you use SuperThrive? I’ve had an adult Phrag that I used ST on, and wondered if that could have caused the deformed flower.
     
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    No, the only thing I use on my plants, is Green Jungle.
     

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