Monthly Archives: February 2016

Lycaste Hybrid

I purchased this beautiful Lycaste Hybrid from Brookside Orchids at the Pacific Orchid Exposition on Saturday, February 27th.  It is a very healthy plant with three blooms coming, and two new growths.  It was my “impulse buy” at the show. Lycastes … Continue reading

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Progress in the Orchid Room

Lots of happenings in the orchid room this week. Winter is over!  All plants will now receive their full complement of fertilizer.  The dendrobiums are mostly in bloom, or about to bloom, and one Catasetum has a new growth coming.  Time … Continue reading

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Cymbidium Sarah Jean ‘Ice Capade’

I purchased a Cymbidium Sarah Jean ‘Ice Capade’ at the Pacific Orchid Exposition on February 27th.  This is a mini-cymbidium with cream-colored flowers.  It has two pseudobulbs and a new growth, and the grower said that it would flower next … Continue reading

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Pacific Orchid Exposition 2016

I went to the Pacific Orchid Expo in San Francisco on Saturday.  It was held in the Fort Mason Center, and had extensive orchid displays and over 70 vendors selling orchids.  The number of orchids for sale was daunting (and … Continue reading

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Coelogyne Rochussenii

I purchased this Coelogyne Rochussenii from eBay vendor insituorchids, and it arrived on February 24th.  It is a very large plant (easily the biggest that I have ever received), containing several pseudobulbs, lots of good evergreen foliage, with two new … Continue reading

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Dendrobium Fancy Lady ‘Royal Princess’ is in bloom

 Dendrobium Fancy Lady ‘Royal Princess’ is in bloom.  I purchased this plant from an eBay vendor on March 15, 2015.  When repotting it into S/H, I noticed that it was two plants in the same pot.  I planted each one … Continue reading

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Coelogyne Radicosa is in bloom

My newly-acquired Coelogyne Radicosa is in bloom.  I received it in the mail yesterday, and after opening the package, I noticed that one bud was very full.  It opened overnight.  It is small, and I used my magnifying glass to enlarge … Continue reading

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