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 Post subject: Paphiopedilum volonteanum
PostPosted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:26 pm 
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Paphiopedilum volonteanum - I like this flower a lot. New to me. First time flowering it.

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 Post subject: Re: Paphiopedilum volonteanum
PostPosted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 4:23 pm 
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Peter --

You *should* like this one a lot.

Is this the one that I (we) did not buy on eBay? :lol:

I saw a block of these at Taylor Orchids in Monroe, Michigan about 25 years ago; all were legally jungle collected and formerly the property of Margaret Illgenfritz (Great Lakes Orchids). Flowering with an equal number of jungle mastersianum (select only), it was a sight I will never forget.

None of the plants of volunteanum there were better than yours. Very bright color, especially in that larger photo. Bravo again.

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 Post subject: Re: Paphiopedilum volonteanum
PostPosted: Sun Jun 17, 2018 9:52 am 
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Nice, I had a very hard time with this species, I think my area is too hot and windy.

Walton, I'd have loved to see the mastersianums.


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