Monthly Archives: December 2016

The Greenhouse

I have started planning for a greenhouse to be placed on the south side of our home.  It would encompass the 10’x9′ alcove between the orchid room and the solarium, and would extend out to the fence on our southern … Continue reading

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Osmoglossum puchellum (sib) (‘Snowman’ x ‘Spring Snow’)

I purchased this Osmoglossum puchellum (sib) (‘Snowman’ x ‘Spring Snow’) from eBay vendor letstalkplants on December 23rd.  This is an “Orchid Zone” plant, and I have been looking for one for some time.  It currently is in good condition, with three spikes … Continue reading

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Maclellanara Pagan Lovesong ‘Chocolate Thunder’ has another spike in bloom

I purchased this Maclellanara Pagan Lovesong ‘Chocolate Thunder’ from Gold Country Orchids at their open house on November 18. It had one spike in bloom, which I have shown previously, but now has the second spike in bloom.  The flowers … Continue reading

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Odontioda (Cordatum ‘Midas’ x nebulosum alba ‘Beckendorfs’)

I purchased this Odontioda (Cordatum ‘Midas’ x nebulosum alba ‘Beckendorfs’) from eBay vendor letstalkplants on December 23rd.  I was an interesting purchase in that they had three of these plants, with respective deadlines two minutes apart.  I have been looking for one of … Continue reading

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Dendrobium Gillieston Gold ‘Natalie’ is in bloom again.

I purchased thisI purchased this Dendrobium Gillieston Gold ‘Natalie’ from Asuka Orchids and it was delivered on September 2, 2015. It first sat in the orchid room on the middle table, and did nothing.  I switched it to the middle table … Continue reading

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Potinara Paradise Beauty ‘Golden Angel’ is in bloom.

I purchased this Potinara Paradise Beauty ‘Golden Angel’ from eBay vendor Big Oak Orchids on November 23rd, and it is now in bloom.  It was in bud when I purchased it.  I liked the colors on this one, especially the purple … Continue reading

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Two Odontiodas in spike!

It is interesting what happens in an orchid collection.  This morning I noticed that my  Wilsonara (Odcdm. Calif. Gold ‘Nugget’ x Oda. (Eric Young x Mem…)) had scale in between the leaves, low down where we could not see it.  I … Continue reading

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