Monthly Archives: October 2016

What’s Happening?

My Trader Joe’s Dendrobium Kingianum is blooming again, with several spikes.  I purchased this plant on November 21, 2015, to take to the mountain cabin for Thanksgiving.  It was in bloom when I purchased it, and bloomed again in the … Continue reading

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Dendrobium Lawesii

I was given this Dendrobium Lawesii by Marni Turkel during my visit to her greenhouses on September 13th.  It is mounted on a small piece of wood, and the roots have wrapped around the edges of the piece.  She suggested … Continue reading

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Potinara Lover Boy ‘NN’

I purchased this Potinara Lover Boy ‘NN’ from Austin Creek Orchids on my visit to their greenhouse on September 13th.  It is a small Cattleya-type, and is potted in large bark so that it can remain in its small pot for … Continue reading

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Angraecum Longicalar

I purchased this Angraecum Longicalar from Austin Creek Orchids on my visit to their greenhouse on September 13th.  It is a fairly large plant, with two spikes, and new children growing from the base.  Dale said that he grew this plant … Continue reading

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Cologyne Frimbriata

I purchased this Cologyne Frimbriata at the Sacramento Orchid Society’s auction on October 5th.  It was initially planted in bark in a small clay pot, and had significantly outgrown the pot.  It is a rambling plant, and the clay pot was … Continue reading

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Epicatanthe Hsiang Yu Gold Coast ‘Sunkiss’ is in bloom

I received this Epicatanthe Hsiang Yu Gold Coast ‘Sunkiss’ from Norman’s Orchids on November 11, 2015.  It initially sat on the middle table in the orchid room, but I moved it to the upper shelf early in the year.  It has now bloomed … Continue reading

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Odontioda (Tiffany x Joe’s Drum ‘Amethyst’)

This is an update on Odontioda (Tiffany x Joe’s Drum ‘Amethyst’), that I got from Bob Hamilton when visiting his greenhouses on May 14th.  It has developed a new growth on the backside, and this new growth has matured.  It has started yet … Continue reading

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