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Marlow Orchids

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    This is an amazing relatively new Parvisepalum hybrid.  Plants are compact 7" - 9" across at maturity.   Plants are 2-3 yrs from blooming.

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      Bifoliate growths  will be 6" - 8" tall.   Bowers are 4 1/2" - 5 1/2" across.  Sepals and petals are lavender-purple.  Very bright light to 4500 fc is recommended.  Plants are flowering size growing in wood baskets. These plants like to be watered frequently and dry quickly.  

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    This is an amazing relatively new Parvisepalum hybrid.  Plant  will produce flowers similar to Sugar Suite (niveum x emersonii) but larger.    Plants are compact 6" - 8" across at maturity.  This is a highly desirable cross.

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    This is a fantastic Parvisepalum hybrid.  Sugar Suit (emersonii x niveum) produced LARGE round white flowers lightly speckled red-purple.   Plants are near flowering sized divisions of stock plants.  -  LIMITED--

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      It is now (in my opinion)  considered a variety of Paph. hookerae.    Like its sister species Paph. volonteanum is a compact species.  Leaf spans will be 4" - 7".  Hard to find species imported from Bear Paphiopedilums in Taiwan.  Plants are  2 1/2"  pots  and 2-3 yrs from blooming, Desirable.

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    Olaf Gruss =   [besseae ?Chili Pepper' x ?Colossal'] x pearcei

    This is an intersectional hybrid involving besseae and pearcei.  The Phrag. pearcei adds longer petals and a smaller plant stature.  Inflorescences are sequentially flowering, and will produce 1-2 flowers at a time, eventually producing up to 7 flowers over several months.  Mature plants will produce inflorescences with 1-3 branches.  Individual flowers will measure 3" - 4" across.  The sepals and petals will be yellow HEAVILY overlaid orange to solid orange.  The pouch will be bright orange with a cream or yellowish mouth.

    Plants are flowering size in 4" pots

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     A member of section Coryopetalum.  This species is native to a very small area in north central Borneo.  Originally described in 1892.  This species was not rediscovered until the 1980's.  Leaf-spans are 12" - 24".  Inflorescences 24" - 30" tall and produce 3-5 flowers.  Individual flowers are 3" - 4" wide and 24" - 36" long.  The dorsal sepal is cream-yellow striped dark brown-maroon.  The LONG petals are white to cream basally, spotted maroon in the basal 4" - 5" and streaked red-maroon over the apical 80%.   The pouch is tawny-pink overlaid mahogany.  These prefer shade and warm moist conditions.

    Plants are from several highly colored out crossing.

    In Bloom April-May 2014! Three growth plants!!

                    About this website.

     Many thanks to Tim Choltco of Pittsburgh PA. for his wonderful taxonomic descriptions of plants listed on this website.  Tim attended Penn State University where he majored in plant biology with a focus on taxonomy.  Tim is a life-long plantsman who breeds Daylilies as well as 'at-risk' wild flowers.  He's an active memeber of Pittsburgh Orchid Society and has grown orchids for over 30 years.

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