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Bayard 12-12-2020 09:42 PM

Phragmipedium Don Wimber 'Pisgah'
A floriferous selection from Looking Glass Orchids via Bill Goldner of Woodstream Orchids.


Mr.Fakename 12-13-2020 06:38 AM

I could definitely see myself buying one of these!

billc 12-13-2020 07:37 AM

I really like the color. Nice and rich.


DirtyCoconuts 12-13-2020 09:45 AM

Very well grown.

I was able to grab an order from looking glass when I heard they were closing. A while from blooming but that just gets me excited.

As an aside. How do you do your stunning black background photos

WaterWitchin 12-13-2020 11:22 AM

Absolutely gorgeous, and VERY well grown! I had an opportunity to buy one of a similar color last year, but funding was low and I didn't. Kickin' myself now.

Bayard 12-13-2020 01:53 PM

Thanks for the comments. I’m amazed that it held six flowers. One of them usually pops off...

DirtyCoconuts - the background is black felt. Depending on the exposure or depth of field, you don’t see it.

Tindomul 12-20-2020 02:34 PM

Very nice!!! I wonder about the name 'Pisgah'. My wife and I are currently trying to obtain a property that borders Pisgah Nat. Forest. I wonder if this was named so because the people who created it grew it near that place.

Bayard 12-20-2020 03:59 PM

The ‘Pisgah’ clonal name probably arose from Owens Orchids being close to the forest. I believe Russ Bolt from Looking Glass Orchids used to work for the Owens. He grew all their Cattleyas in Promix HP and still does.

Tindomul 12-20-2020 04:20 PM

Nice. One of my secret reasons for wanting a place there is to be able to grow plants like orchids. The weather seems perfect for it.

Bayard 12-20-2020 04:51 PM

Summer temperatures above 2,000 feet won’t be nearly as high as at sea level down south...

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