Continuing our late friend Sandra Petcher Song’s attempts to create a teacup size bulldog we took her bulldog crossed with helenae and added another small species, barbigerum. The name celebrates the fact that Sandy went to law school in San Francisco when there was still an area of the city known as the Barbary Coast. Small plant, […]
Paphiopedilum Select - Hybrids
4” square pots
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Another of our attempts at getting a more freely flowering bulldog style. This time using a light colored bulldog style with a spotted variety of the species.
A spotted white bulldog with an unusual variety of gratrixianum.
A red bulldog was introduced into this line several generations ago. We now have a red Maud on steroids. Two issues, the flowers are spectacular but are given to color breaks, and the plants need a heavy diet of calcium to avoid yellowing of the leaves.
One quarter spicerianum, three quarters yellow, autumnal bulldog.
A very old bulldog with a fairly recent bulldog.
Another of our attempts to bring bulldog influence into Maudiae style breeding. The use of Hellas helps promote pink, as surprising as that may be. This is another hybrid that likes a lot of calcium, we use crushed oyster shells as a top dressing.
One great grand parent is a bulldog, everything else is a Maude, vini or flame. The result is a large bold Maudiae style flower. These plants need a lot of calcium to control the leaf yellowing. Photograph, check with Orchid Pro, one is awarded 20194726