Monthly Archives: April 2016

Beallara Tahoma Glacier (and others)

I found this Beallara Tahoma Glacier at Trader Joe’s last week.  It caught my eye because there is clearly more than one orchid in this pot, the other being a Beallara also (I believe), but I have yet to identify … Continue reading

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Coelogyne Mooreana ‘Brockhurst’

I purchased this Coelogyne Mooreana ‘Brockhurst’ from eBay vendor “letstalkplants”, and it was delivered on Friday, April 15.  From the American Orchid Society website [Changes are mine]: This plant is native to Vietnam, and grows best under oncidium-type light.  Intermediate … Continue reading

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Dendrobium Princess x Unicum is in bloom

I purchased this Dendrobium Princess x Unicum from SLO Orchids in late September of 2015.  I had not seen a cross between a Unicum before, and so this one caught my eye right away.  I has been setting its blooms … Continue reading

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Dendrobium Unicum

 I purchased this Dendrobium Unicum from SLO Orchids and it arrived today.  I had a Unicum previously and it did not survive, getting top rot.  I believe that the previous plant’s problem stemmed from my overuse of fertilizer, and I don’t … Continue reading

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Dendrobium Smilliae ‘Lea’ x Smilliae ‘Aussie’

I purchased this Dendrobium Smilliae ‘Lea’ x Smilliae ‘Aussie’ from H&R Orchids at the Sacramento Orchid Society Spring Show on April 9th.  It is native to Austrailia and New Guinea, and is known as the bottlebrush orchid, as it blooms resemble a … Continue reading

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Dendrobium Green Lantern (Dawn Maree x Cruentum)

I purchased this Dendrobium Green Lantern (Dawn Maree x Cruentum) from H&R Orchids at the Sacramento Orchid Society Spring Show on April 9th.  It is in bloom, with two flowers unopened.   The flowers are white with an orange lib, and … Continue reading

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Coelogyne Usitana x sib

I purchased this Coelogyne Usitana x sib from In-situ Orchids at the Sacramento Orchid Society Spring Show on April 9th.  This orchid is found on Mindanao Island in The Philippines at elevations around 2,400 feet.  It is a warm growing epiphyte … Continue reading

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