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SlipperKing

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I got this plant in July 2015 from Tom-DE I think. I could be wrong on that. It bloomed shortly after I got it with 5 flowers and I think the petals were close to 8 inches. Its taken this long to rebloom it. I'm hoping it will pick up some steam!
I love the tight petal twisting.
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A closeup of the stami
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Great pics.

Looks like a laevegatum type due to small plant size and angle of petals?
 

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Hmmm not as small as I thought lol.

The laevegatum leaves are about 12-14 inches in total tip to tip.

Also the previous bloom pics look like regular roebelenii with long twisting petals.

I stand corrected ;)
 

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Beautiful! I love that twist of the petals.
 

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Yea, its not small. With the leaves being narrow it gives the eluson of being small.
Stephen, size is everything, isn't it? LOL
 

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Beautiful plant! I also like the heavy twisted ones most.
 

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Yep, the twist is what sucks me in too. Especially if I can get it in sandie hybrids.

I think in the original pic above I can count 11 turns in one petal.
 

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Rick, lovely P. philippinense. I'm with you and Martin, the more the petals are twisted the better. 👌 I also think it could be var. roebelenii ?

........Stephen, size is everything, isn't it? LOL
This saying a virologist.......Lol
 

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