Paphiopedilum Magic Lantern

I am generally not that big on hybrids, although many very beautiful crosses exist, I find the natural species more of a thrill to grow. Slipper orchids being an exception to this rule. I am rather intrigued with the fascinating selection of primary hybrids created here. With primary hybrids, being a cross between two pure species, you can still track the lineage and in most cases clearly see what each parent bring to the table. Kind […]

Paphiopedilum Magic Lantern

Paphiopedilum Magic LanternI just adore Paphiopedilum micranthum, but I have not managed to keep my pure species plant alive, so instead I have to “settle” for the offspring in the several primary hybrids with micranthum that I grow, this being one of them. Paphiopedilum Magic Lantern is a very successful cross between Pmicranthum x delenatii. Sweet and easy to grow (yet slightly boring… sorry) delenatii taming micranthum making […]

By | 2017-10-13T11:25:40+02:00 August 25th, 2012|Categories: My orchids|Tags: , |10 Comments