Monthly Archives: November 2016

Epilaeliocattleya Volcano Trick ‘Fireball’ is in bloom (finally)

I purchased this Eplc. Volcano Trick ‘Fireball’ from eBay (vendor: eorchids) on February 23, 2015 and it arrived about a week later.  It was one of the orchids that always attracted me, and I picked up a second one from Carmela … Continue reading

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Dendrobium Green Flash is in bloom

My Dendrobium Green Flash (Andrea Millar x Convolutum) is in bloom.  I purchased this orchid from eBay vendor Lucky Girl Orchids (pupsi_dog) while I was in Europe in 2015 and it was delivered in the second week of June.  I … Continue reading

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Cochleanthes Amazonica ‘El Dorado’

I purchased this Cochleanthes Amazonica ‘El Dorado’ at the Gold Country Orchids open house on November 17.  Alan had several of these in his second greenhouse, and they were in full bloom.  Mine is not in bloom, but has two new … Continue reading

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Zygo Seedlings Update

I received a flask of Zygo seedings from Chris Johnson (Zygopetalum Redvale ‘Fire Kiss X Zygopetalum B.G. White ‘Stonehurst’ AM/AOS) and deflasked them on November 12, 2015.  I still have 14 remaining, and the largest, pictured here, has now formed a … Continue reading

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Maclellanara Pagan Lovesong ‘Chocolate Thunder’

I purchased this Maclellanara Pagan Lovesong ‘Chocolate Thunder’ from Gold Country Orchids at their open house on November 18.  I went to the open house this day to attend a lecture by Paph Paradise about Paphiopedalums, but noticed this plant … Continue reading

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Oncidium Tsiku Marguerite ‘#2’

My Oncidium Tsiku Marguerite ‘#2’ is in bloom.  I purchased this from Al’s Orchid Greenhouse in Virginia, in July of 2015, and planted it into S/H right away, where it immediately struggled.  It suffered the problems that many of my … Continue reading

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Coelogyne Rochussenii is in bloom

I purchased this Coelogyne Rochussenii from eBay vendor insituorchids, and it arrived on February 24, 2016.  It was a large plant, and I potted in in sphagnum moss in a 10″ net pot.  It hangs in the west window of the … Continue reading

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