Monthly Archives: March 2016

Burrageara Sunkissed ‘Butter Cup’

I purchased this Burrageara Sunkissed ‘Butter Cup’ from eBay vendor Kawamoto Orchids.  It is a smaller oncidium, with two spikes, a new growth, and generally, a very healthy looking plant.  I will keep this in its current pot until the blooming … Continue reading

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Oncidium Jiuhbao Gold ‘Tainan’, AM/AOS

I purchased this Oncidium Jiuhbao Gold ‘Tainan’, AM/AOS  from the Santa Barbara Orchid Estate, and it arrived yesterday.  It took a while to get here as we had some trouble exchanging payment for the plant (mostly my fault as I am … Continue reading

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Photographing orchids close up

All of my pictures on this blog were taken with an iPhone or an iPad.  The iPad camera seems to do low light better, but the iPhone 6s seems to take better pictures in general.  I purchased a macro lens … Continue reading

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Angraecum Sesquipedale is in bloom

I purchased this Angraecum Sesquipedale (‘Humongous’ x ‘Giant’) from eBay vendor “Lucky Girl Orchids” on February 1, 2015.  It was in spike when it was delivered, and it has been fascinating watching the spike develop into a bud, and a flower. … Continue reading

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Dendrobium Victoria-Reginae is in bloom

My Dendrobium Victoria-Reginae is in bloom again.  It is showing signs of life after the winter months (and its exile in the shower for three months because of bugs), and the tip of one cane has developed two flowers.  Beautiful … Continue reading

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Keikis

Three of my nobile-type Dendrobiums are developing Keikis.  Low light levels are one of the primary reasons that keikis are produced by orchids instead of flowering.  The picture of of a keiki growing on my Dendrobium Love Memory ‘Fizz’.  The plant has … Continue reading

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Oncidium Sweet Sugar ‘Million Dollar’

I purchased this Oncidium Sweet Sugar ‘Million Dollar’ from eBay seller “Sophie’s Orchids” on March 3, 2016.  I have been looking for a Sweet Sugar for some time, and this one looked like a good healthy plant.  It is in flower … Continue reading

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