Paph. (leucochilum x thaianum) , NF2522
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NF2522
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This primary hybrid of two Paphiopedilum (abbreviated Paph.) species from Thailand is a super charming miniature—plants flower on 2.5-inch leaf span and flowers are larger than the foliage! The Paph. thaianum parent highly influences the small size of this plant. Flowers are white with pink/purple speckles.

 

The pod parent, Paph. leucochilum, is native to a small area of Thailand. The plants are heavily mottled green on the top and covered with tiny purple spots underneath, solid purple in most plants. Leaf-spans are typically between 6 and 10 inches. Inflorescences produce 1-3 large round flowers. White to cream colored flowers are 2.5–3.5 inches across. Sepals and petals are marked with dark purple to purple-red spots. The pouch is pure white to cream. These prefer higher light than other Paphiopedilums. The pollen parent, Paph. thaianum, is found on limestone cliffs and in the forest of a small area in Thailand at elevations of 1,200 ft. to 1,500 ft. It is a miniature orchid with leaf spans from 1.5 to 4 inches. Plants are mottled dark and pale green, spotted with purple underneath. Inflorescences produce a single white flower, 1.25 to 2 inches across.

 

This adorable miniature hybrid Paph. is easy to grow and flower. It will perform well under lights or on a windowsill. Highly recommended for beginners and fans of miniature orchids.

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 PLEASE NOTE: Since this is a Seedling Population (not a Mericlone which produces exact duplicates), the picture is for illustration purposes only. No two plants will be the same from this cross, and they will flower in a range of possibilities coming from the two parents.

Color White,Other
BloomSeason Spring,Fall
PropagationMethod Seedling
Fragrance No
PlantLocation Greenhouse,House,Outdoor-frost free
LightRequirement Medium 1000+ F.C.,Low 800+ F.C.
Class Paphiopedilum
Genus Paph.
PodParent leucochilum
PollenParent thaianum
Species True
CompactGrower True
Temperature Warm
Cultivar , Note: Limited.charming mini plant can flower on 2.5" leaf span.

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