Paph spicerianum

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  1. Dec 19, 2018 #1

    Wendy

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    Hi all.....after a brief time away I decided to come back. My orchids are doing very well and I have many in bud.

    This is Paph spicerianum ‘Gregory’. I was pleasantly surprised to see two buds. It hasn’t bloomed for two years so maybe it’s trying to make up for missing a year. :rollhappy:

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    And my new growing setup....

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  2. Dec 19, 2018 #2

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    Very nice flower! Plants look like they are doing well.
     
  3. Dec 19, 2018 #3

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    Looks good! Both the new growing setup and the spic - seems to be both a big plant and a quite big flower...and a twofer!

    Kind regards,
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  4. Dec 19, 2018 #4

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    Wow!!! Two buds, excellent recovery.

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  5. Dec 20, 2018 #5

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    Gorgeous flower, great comeback


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  6. Dec 21, 2018 #6

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    nice flush in the dorsal
     
  7. Dec 21, 2018 #7

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    Thank you! I’ll post more photos when the second bud opens.
     
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    I like this nice spicy.
     
  9. Dec 27, 2018 #9

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    So close.....

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    As well as double blooms, tghat's a lovely, hefty flower, Wendy. I keeper for sure!
     
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    Thanks for sharing. You have another cat?
     
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    Double!!!! Congrats

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  13. Jan 1, 2019 #13

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    A really stunning bloom, I really struggle with this species.

    Whats your tips?
     
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    It doesn’t get anything really special. Grown outside during the warmer months in a bright spot. In cold months it is in our south facing window. Fine bark, perlite and a little sphagnum moss mixed in and kept relatively moist. I tend to be a dry grower so it stays mostly on the dry side of moist.

    The second flower is almost fully open. Photo update soon.
     
  15. Jan 1, 2019 #15

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    OK that's great mine just me the cultivar that have then just seems exceptionally slow at doing anything.
     
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    Very nice.
     
  17. Jan 3, 2019 #17

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    And here they are....

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    Very handsome flowers - well done!
     
  19. Jan 8, 2019 #19

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    Your plants are looking great!
     

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