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littlefrog

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Some of you may know that I have a cross that I have raised (somebody else made it, I just flasked it) that I am reluctant to even consider naming. The second one has bloomed, and it isn't so bad. It isn't so great... For your consideration, Paph. fowlei x Paph. parishii (Tentatively named 'Fowl Ball')




Here is the first one, for comparison...
 
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Drorchid

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I actually like the second one! It is much better shaped than the first one. I think some of my crosses have been uglier than that one.....

Robert
 
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You know, I think that the most recently bloomed one is pretty cool :) I really like those long purple petals :)

- Matt
 

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kentuckiense said:
Paphiopedilum Slippertalk

We need a primary named after us!
You are welcome to name it that, but I suspect we might want something a little bit nicer.
 

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I think you should name the ugly one after that creepy deformed guy in the Goonies that they always kept chained up in the basement
 

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I'm not sure I want to waste the 12 bucks on it (or whatever it costs now...). How about I auction off the rights to name it and give the proceeds to forum? Is there a mechanism for that?
 

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littlefrog said:
I'm not sure I want to waste the 12 bucks on it (or whatever it costs now...). How about I auction off the rights to name it and give the proceeds to forum? Is there a mechanism for that?
Um...sure.
We have a so far small fund for contest prizes and maintenance, through my paypal account and I keep track in quicken.
 

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Heather said:
Um...sure.
We have a so far small fund for contest prizes and maintenance, through my paypal account and I keep track in quicken.
I'll make a new thread for it...
 

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I did (fowlei x callosum var sublaeve) back in early 1990's, the first to bloom was so bad I composted it. Absolutely wretched cross. On the otherhand (fowlei x wardii) turned out a few nice clones. Also made about the same time.
Leo
 

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