Paph. Cascade Creek x gardineri in bloom again

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Michael Bonda

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I posted this hybrid in bloom with 4 flowers in a December.
It is in spike again with 4 buds.
Although the flower is not balanced with a narrow lip and the petals are not extremely long yet very twisted, to have it bloom twice within 6 months is a bonus.
It’s a keeper for me and is a compact plant compared to my roth, sand, stonei, philip larger leaf plants.
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Love the twisting petals, and a reliable bloomer on a compact plant is a bonus! Looks similar to QF Hula Dancer, but better color. Nice job getting it to bloom again so quickly!
 

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Love the perfect tight twists reminiscent of philippinense even though it’s not in the familial genetics. Goes to show that sanderianum and philippinense have a common ancestor genetically?
 

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Love the perfect tight twists reminiscent of philippinense even though it’s not in the familial genetics. Goes to show that sanderianum and philippinense have a common ancestor genetically?
Thanks for the information on ancestry. I am in the scientific world so I always appreciate genetics. Your orchid knowledge is so superior and advanced, that I learn something every post of yours I read.
 

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Very nice flowers with nice chocolate colour and long tightly twisted petals. They may be the heritage of a good specimens of Paph. glanduliferum/Paph. preastans (Syn P. gardineri). Flowering this plant within 6 months for the second time is impressive. 👍
 
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