Orchids forum: Help with ID please

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Name: Paul
Utah (Zone 5b)
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Paul2032
Nov 25, 2012 11:24 PM CST
I saw this at a nursery. ID help please? The foliage behind it is a Dracena....


Paul Smith Pleasant Grove, Utah
Name: Kathy
Western MA

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Enjoys or suffers cold winters
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boojum
Nov 26, 2012 4:42 AM CST
Looks like Phaius kryptonite.
http://www.google.com/search?q=phaius+kryptonite&hl=en&tbo=u...
Name: Jim Hawk
Odessa, Florida (Zone 9b)
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hawkarica
Nov 26, 2012 10:55 AM CST
I agree

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Name: Paul
Utah (Zone 5b)
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Paul2032
Nov 26, 2012 10:58 AM CST
Thanks...it would be nice to live in a climate more conducive to growing orchids.
Paul Smith Pleasant Grove, Utah
Name: Ursula
Fair Lawn NJ, zone 6b
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Ursula
Nov 26, 2012 11:22 AM CST

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You can say that again!! Smiling
Name: lindsey
wesley chapel, fl
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sugarcane
Nov 26, 2012 1:42 PM CST
It's pretty, I covet it!
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Name: Jim Hawk
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hawkarica
Nov 26, 2012 7:46 PM CST
Yes, Paul. All of my Phais orchids are growing happily under the live oak tree out in the yard. No winter protection is necessary for them.

Jim
Name: Ursula
Fair Lawn NJ, zone 6b
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Ursula
Nov 26, 2012 9:26 PM CST

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Phaius!
But this one in question here is a Phaiocalanthe Kryptonite!! A hybrid!
http://ricardogupi.blogspot.com/2010/11/phaiocalanthe-krypto...
This gentleman grows it in PR.
Name: Carol
Santa Ana,Ca. (Zone 10b)
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ctcarol
Nov 27, 2012 9:32 AM CST
Thanks for the link, Ursula! Gives me some insight as what to watch for with mine.

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