Paph Gratrixianum

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  1. Jan 1, 2020 #1

    Budsy

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    This is Paph Gratrixianum ("Wedgwood" AM/AOS x "Luia Girl") . Easy plant I think. I grow mine in very poor home conditions. Here in north Idaho it runs about 23% humidity. I expect with good humidity it would grow more vigorously, but mine has been doing fine for years and gives me regular blooms. I grow in fine fir bark, letting it dry somewhat between waterings, and only weak fertilizing. I give it morning sun in a window, with more care in summer because it can start to get pale in the leaves. This species comes from Vietnam natively. I think this plant came from Orchidaceae in Walla Walla. Nice breeding. I like the dorsal.
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    Ozpaph

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    Really lovelly dorsal colour.
     
  3. Jan 3, 2020 #3

    Happypaphy7

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    Beautiful!!! I would love to get a division of that plant if a piece ever fall apart. ;)
     
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    Beautifull colouration to the dorsal - and good growing, even if the circumstances are less than optimal (which they btw. seldom are for windowsill-growers in the northern hemisphere ;))!
     
  5. Jan 4, 2020 #5

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    Great cross. My plant had a similar dark dorsal.
     

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