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Old 04-28-2018, 04:48 PM
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Phragmipedium Andean Fire (lindleyanum x besseae)

This is a really lovely and really red Phrag hybrid that's very similar to the classic hybrid Phrag. Memoria Dick Clemments. This is an easy to grow and bloom hybrid that's small-medium in stature. I divided this last fall, so it's still in recovery mode. The spike is actually manageable for the time being. This, like most Phrags, is a sequential bloomer, meaning it produces 1 - 3 flowers at a time, in sequence and over time it can produce 5 - 10 (or more) flowers per spike over a period of months. The spike tends to grow so tall that eventually it doesn't fit under the shelves.

I grow this one wet. I do my best to avoid letting it dry out and it grows year round. I keep a small amount of water in the saucer at all times. It does prefer very high quality water, and I typically use rain water for it. I feed lightly with each watering, except once or twice a month I'll flush the pot with water only to remove excess nutrients and minerals. I grow this indoors under lights, so it gets moderate temperatures and what I would call bright shade. The flower color is most intense during cooler temperatures, like most P. besseae hybrids.







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Another very lovely Phrag.
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Another gorgeous Phrag! It doesn't have 14 spikes like your Phrag pearcei, but the amazing color more than makes up for it, it's just stunning.

I got my first Phrag last fall, and am looking forward to the first spike.
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