DS-Sultan (Pavel Enikeev)

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DS-Sultan (Pavel Enikeev)

Postby strepcrazy » Fri Jun 27, 2014 4:38 am

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General:
Age of plant you are reporting on- About 1 1/2 years.
Growing medium-Jiffy seed starting mix with a little extra perlite added.
Pot size-4"
Growing conditions-I grew this one for a year in natural light and several months now under t-5's on a lighted stand.
Fertilizer-I use everything from orchid fertilizer to old VF11 and violet fert. Whatever is on hand.

Standard Leaves/Rosette:
Leaf length-12 inches or 30.5 cm.
Leaf width-3 inches or 8 cm.
Leaf characteristics- Leaves grow fairly strait with slightly wavy edges.
Leaf thickness- Average
Leaf flexibility- Average
Leaf color-Green
Total Plant size- leaf lengths: This plant grows standard size for me. It has grown a bit larger with the light stand versus the north window.
Best grown as- I grow this plant as 1 to 2 rosettes.

Peduncles/Flowers:
Peduncle length- 5 inches (13 cm) average
Peduncle strength- Average
Flower per peduncle-Average is 2.
Flower size- Medium 2 3/4 inches or 7 cm.
Flower shape- Fully open, double, sometimes petals get stuck or "bites it's lip".
Flower edging- wavy
Bloom power-Moderate to good bloomer. Seems to always have flowers. Flowers a bit more for me on the light stand but always flowered in northern window exposure well.
Fragrant-Yes, fairly strong fragrance all hours of the day.
Are blooms sticktite or do they fall off easily-Flowers stay on very well.
Average time blooms last- At least a month. Very long lasting blooms.
Do blossoms change with temperature conditions-N/A
Color changer (opens one color and ages to another)-Yes. This one opens pale pink with almost purple webbing and over the next few days the webbing turns to a rich pink and the flower deepens color to a nice rose pink.
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Re: DS-Sultan (Pavel Enikeev)

Postby LindaJWatson » Sun Oct 12, 2014 9:06 am

Beautiful! Anyway I could get a leaf? I have a few DS but nothing scented
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Re: DS-Sultan (Pavel Enikeev)

Postby strepcrazy » Sat Nov 22, 2014 9:53 pm

I would be happy to send you a leaf in the spring.
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Re: DS-Sultan (Pavel Enikeev)

Postby I like streps » Fri Jan 02, 2015 3:54 pm

Very nice!

I would love to get more strep leaves to expand my collection. Let me know if you could send me some.
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