Phrag. d'alessandroi 'DD#2'

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Very nice! Unusually excellent color saturation on this one!
 

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And here's the whole plant in full sun, so flower color looks washed out. Phrag. d'alessandroi is especially well suited to try culture if you have the room.
 

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Same formula we've used for many years, Eric.

- 8 parts Sequoia seedling bark (1/8-1/4" particle size)
- 1 part coarse perlite (1/8-1/4" particle size)
- 1 -part #3 size charcoal
- 1 - part chopped NZ sphagnum moss (1-2" length)

We use these particle sizes because the mix promotes good drainage. For adult plants or long petalled Phrags. we replace the 8 parts seedling bark with 4 parts Medium size bark and 4 parts seedling size bark.
 

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Very beautiful, Tom. The tray method you use obviously works really well...wish I had room.
Cheers, Paul
 

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Chinese red and deep yellow is quite an appealing combination. Grabs the
eye!
 

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Our Phrag. d'alessandrois - adults or seedlings-don't sit in water but are watered twice a week. Our Phrag. besseae are watered every other day, or sit in water depending upon the size and time of year.
 

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