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Paphiopedilum exul 'Phuket' AM/RHT

Discussion in 'Orchid Species' started by Andy May, Sep 15, 2013.

  1. Andy May

    Andy May Active Member

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    exul-mard-1.jpg Not he best exul in the world but it is ok, This is my plant but i really don't think his should have got any award at all



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  2. Marni

    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    I don't know the species, but I prefer it in the opening stages.:)
     
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    I do have a very very nice one but sadly it can not make seed and to date it is impossible to clone Paphiopedilum at blooming sized plant :-(. here are 2 very good forms of this plant Paphiopedilum exul "sophia" AM/PCT I think this one has the very best form but the flower isn't the biggest i am in a 2 year que for my cutting. Paphiopedilum "Kosol" Am/RHT has a much larger flower and a fantastic i got one of these last month 2 growths cutting for years these plants have spread through out the country as cuttings sold from friend to friend and even through they are not new they can still be considered rare as non of them make seed so dividing the plants is he only way to make more.
    I have a friend that loves his plant and all is forms he keeps a blog on it feel free to take a look if you want to know more.
    http://kerpkerp.blogspot.com/
     
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    Thanks for the link, Andy. That is really interesting and encouraging!
     
  5. Andy May

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    No problem conservation is becoming a big thing here now there are replanting projects going on every where all the time i donated 2 lorries full of plants to one of them a year or so ago as mother plants to the Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden. Montry from the blogg is also really good about Paphiopedilum he is a hobbits but really serous about it if anyone wants a little education on Paphiopedilum he is the man he is Thai but his english is more then good enough to talk orchid with.