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Cypripedium meadow
« on: January 27, 2010, 10:40:24 AM »
Altough spring is far away, some pics of a Cypripedium meadow.
Please do not ask a question about the location and I will not dig up any Cypripedium.
Very interesting is the soil: there is the normal soil, not a special mixture, only a little wet and well drained!
Enjoy the pics!
« Last Edit: January 27, 2010, 04:01:11 PM by Maggi Young »
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Re: Cypripedium meadow
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2010, 10:41:21 AM »
Altough spring is far away, 2nd pic of a Cypripedium meadow.

The meadow is older than 15 years!

Enjoy the pics!
« Last Edit: January 27, 2010, 11:41:42 AM by Maggi Young »
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Re: Cypripedium meadow
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2010, 10:47:48 AM »
 :o :o :o

Very nice, Hans.

Thanks for the pixs
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Re: Cypripedium meadow
« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2010, 10:51:07 AM »
Absolutely magnificent Hans ... you have made my day!!!   :D :D :D

May we please enquire about the time of year when the image was taken?

« Last Edit: January 27, 2010, 01:21:08 PM by Maggi Young »
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Re: Cypripedium meadow
« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2010, 12:38:51 PM »
The photos were taken in May.
There are only nature forms and hybrids of them and not other named hybrids.
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Re: Cypripedium meadow
« Reply #5 on: January 27, 2010, 12:50:22 PM »
Breathtakingly beautiful as a meadow of Cypripedium - what a sight - thanks Hans  :)
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Re: Cypripedium meadow
« Reply #6 on: January 27, 2010, 01:23:17 PM »
Absolutley smashing.

Knowing that these meadows do exist gives always plesure.

Thank you verry much Hans.
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Re: Cypripedium meadow
« Reply #7 on: January 27, 2010, 01:27:31 PM »
 :o :o :o
Hans, this is an awesome sight !
Never seen anything like it !
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Re: Cypripedium meadow
« Reply #8 on: January 27, 2010, 05:09:15 PM »
 :o wow, so so beautiful that it seams like a dream... congratulations!

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Re: Cypripedium meadow
« Reply #9 on: January 27, 2010, 05:39:53 PM »
Very nice to see this. Is it growing at very high altitudes or "normal" altitudes? I presume it is in central Europe so that it gets cold winters (with snow cover?) and warm summers (how warm?).

Truly a sight to dream about seeing and even more to create in the garden.
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Re: Cypripedium meadow
« Reply #10 on: January 27, 2010, 06:01:04 PM »
Please if anyone have one idea, my bigest problem in the outside culture of cyps is controlling snails. How i can controle them, to one day i see one wonderful medow like this one?  :)

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Re: Cypripedium meadow
« Reply #11 on: January 27, 2010, 06:14:01 PM »
Hans,
these are absolutely fantastic.
I have never seen anything like it not even photos.
Can you tell us something about it.
I mean not location but can you tell us about climate, soil, history etc.
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Re: Cypripedium meadow
« Reply #12 on: January 27, 2010, 06:49:47 PM »
Is this a(photoshop) joke ;D if it isn't wow ,who ever this cyp meadow belongs to they should charge to see it,i'd pay.
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Re: Cypripedium meadow
« Reply #13 on: January 28, 2010, 12:38:56 AM »
Fantastic... what species are represented?
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Re: Cypripedium meadow
« Reply #14 on: January 28, 2010, 06:08:34 AM »
The plants are not growing at very high altitudes but "normal" altitudes (600m). The winters are normal with snow and rain and the summers not very hot. If we have much rain, we will have the best success.
The meadow shows us only plants from Europe, Russia, North Korea and a few from islands near Japan (calceolus, macranthos and x ventricosum but many very different clones!).
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