Paph. stonei

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  1. Sep 28, 2019 #1

    Ray

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    Acquired as a sell-off of a collection on this forum, the poor thing has struggled through inattention and moving. It seems to like the heat and humidity out on my north-facing deck, with no direct sun whatsoever, and has finally bloomed. Just two blossoms, but I like it.
     

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  2. Sep 29, 2019 #2

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    Nice! Is it in semi-hydro?
     
  3. Sep 29, 2019 #3

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    nice dorsal
     
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    Very nice
     
  5. Sep 29, 2019 #5

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    Yep.

    Unfortunately, at the time I got it, the only LECA I had available was this irregular gray stuff I got from Hydrofarm that apparently doesn't wick all that well. After it goes out of bloom, I'll change that to Hydroton.
     
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  6. Sep 29, 2019 #6

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    So do I! The upper flowers dorsal looks immensely broad - angle of photography or is this the case irl, too?
     
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    Here's more of a straight-on photo (with a reflection of me in the window.

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  9. Sep 30, 2019 #9

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    Very nice stonei, I like it too.
     

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