Phrag. Eric Young 4N x Grande 4N

Phragmipedium Eric Young 4N x Grande 4N

Phragmipedium Eric Young 4N x Grande 4N

The "4N" in the name represents that both parents of this cross were tetraploid plants.  A tetraploid has double the normal DNA chromosome count, often resulting in improvements in flower size, color and substance.  The flowers on this Phrag are without a doubt much larger than any others in our collection.  Flowered here March 2004.

@[ Angraecum family | Cattleya family | | Cypripedium family | | Dendrobium family | Miscellaneous | Oncidium family | Phalaenopsis family | Stanhopea family | Vanda family ]

[ Cyp. acaule | Cyp. reginae | Paph. callosum | Paph. Hamana Makusum x Alma Gavaert | Paph. lowii | Paph. niveum x delenatii 'Waterfield' | Phrag. Eric Young | Phrag. Eric Young x Caricinum | | Phrag. Eric Young 4N x Grande 4N | | Phrag. Eric Young 4N x schlimii ]
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