|Paphiopedilum [Paph.] Valerie Tonkin|
|RHS Name:||Paphiopedilum [Paph.] Valerie Tonkin = (Paph. Hellas x Paph.
|Registered in year 1984 by originator William John Tonkin, Tonkins Orchids
Inc, 119 Saint Albans Road, Kensington, California, CA 94708, USA.
|Based on data from 42 awards Paph. Valerie Tonkin averages 1.1 flowers per
inflorescence and 12.6 cm. (5 inches) natural spread.
|Collection of T.O.G.A.|
|Paph. Mrs. Carey Batten|
|Paph. Gwen Hannen|
|Paph. Valerie Tonkin|
|Paph. Golden Diana|
|Paph. Stefani Pitta|
|Paph. Yerba Buena|
|Paph. Kay Rinaman|
|This hybrid is composed of species of which 88% take medium light, 37% take low light and
2% take high light. Grow in dappled light conditions. It may be tolerant of shaded
|This hybrid is composed of species of which 88% take warm temperatures and 85% take cool
temperatures and 1% take hot temperatures. Grow in cool to warm conditions, or 58°F to
75°F at night.
|60%-70% humidity. Do NOT allow mature plants to dry out between waterings. Grow in a
plastic pot with media that drains well but retains moisture. Commonly cultivated indoors.
Fertilize weekly, very lightly (one quarter the normal dose). Common media: fine fir bark,
with a little perlite.
|2011 Nov 5||Created with OrchidWiz software||Page 1 of 1|