Paph.bellatulum - three flowers open so far

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tenman

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My first plant of this species just sat for like ten years and did nothing until it finally crisped up and died. This one, acquired as a seedling a dozen or more years ago, seemed hardier from the start. Now with three blooms open and a fourth spike/bud just visible above the rim of the pot, this one is an easier grower and regular bloomer for me. I'm afraid I don't keep it as wet as I'd like; it's up a bit higher in the greenhouse to stay warmer, shaded, in a 5" plastic pot in a medium bark mix.

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Stunning bellatulum!! Really like the shape, dots and color. Well done!!
 

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Tennis, this is an very nice Paph. bellatulum and 3+1 flowers at the same time shows the plant seem to be nicely grown. I like it very much ! 👌
 

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