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Phred

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This Paphiopedilum viniferum is the saddest Paphiopedilum I have ever bloomed... it even looks sad. It’s a very small plant. The pot is 2.25” x 2.25” x 3” tall. I got a flask from Troy Meyers a number of years ago (2017 I think). The flask was going down hill and only had 8 surviving plants when Troy deflasked it and sent it to me. The seedlings were tiny and grew very slow. Seven survivors with two growing faster than the rest.
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DrLeslieEe

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This Paphiopedilum viniferum is the saddest Paphiopedilum I have ever bloomed... it even looks sad. It’s a very small plant. The pot is 2.25” x 2.25” x 3” tall. I got a flask from Troy Meyers a number of years ago (2017 I think). The flask was going down hill and only had 8 surviving plants when Troy deflasked it and sent it to me. The seedlings were tiny and grew very slow. Seven survivors with two growing faster than the rest.
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Awww it is the saddest paph flower I have ever seen too. Poor thing.

My viniferum had the same coloration and dorsal… it looked a bit sad too but not as sad as yours … so I didn’t take glamour shots. I’ll wait another year or two.
 

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This Paphiopedilum viniferum is the saddest Paphiopedilum I have ever bloomed... it even looks sad. It’s a very small plant. The pot is 2.25” x 2.25” x 3” tall. I got a flask from Troy Meyers a number of years ago (2017 I think). The flask was going down hill and only had 8 surviving plants when Troy deflasked it and sent it to me. The seedlings were tiny and grew very slow. Seven survivors with two growing faster than the rest.
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Awww, poor thing… Well, one thing you can say is, it’s a survivor!!! Give it another bloom, but for now it might win the “Ugly Paph” class at the Paph Forum.
 

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I am not sure if I am misunderstanding or gullible, but does Prozac really help? Without a lol or JK, I am likely just misunderstand. There are so many benefits from traditional drugs/ medications that I ask…..
It was a joke. I will use more emoticons in future. I forget that humor doesn't come across well in plain text... 😐
 

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Sure, the flower has a droopy appearance, but look at that bold coloring!

I honestly feel that these "oddballs" need more love. Not everything beautiful has to be flat and round, IMO.
 

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