Monthly Archives: March 2017

New Additions

I attended the spring sale at California Orchids in Bolinas CA on Saturday, March 25th.  California Orchids is a large boarding house for orchids that sells to the public only two days per year — once in the spring, and … Continue reading

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Eria Spicata

I purchased this Eria Spicata from eBay vendor autumnimports, and it arrived on March 16th.  It is found in the Himalayas to Thailand, and is a warm-growing epiphyte.  The flowers will be milky white and pendulant.  It is recommended that … Continue reading

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Epidendrum Serena O’Neill (Mabel Kanda x Cordigera) is in bloom

I found this Epidendrum Serena O’Neill (Mabel Kanda x Cordigera) at Brookside orchids. in my visit to their greenhouses on February 4th.  I purchased it primarily because the plant looked like it was about to explode.  It had over 30 buds, and … Continue reading

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Dendrobium Kingianum is in bloom

I received this Dendrobium Kingianum from the plant raffle at the Sacramento Orchid Society’s raffle table.  It came from Peter T. Lin’s Diamond Orchids, I believe.   It was not a very good plant when I acquired it, with some sunburn … Continue reading

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Dendrobium Fancy Lady ‘Royal Princess’ is in bloom

Dendrobium Fancy Lady ‘Royal Princess’ is in bloom.  I purchased this plant from an eBay vendor on March 15, 2015.  When repotting it into S/H, I noticed that it was two plants in the same pot.  I planted each one … Continue reading

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Coelogyne Flaccida ‘Gold Country’ is in bloom

I purchased this Coelogyne Flaccida ‘Gold Country’ from Jeff Tyler who sells on eBay as ‘insituorchids’ during my visit to his greenhouses on May 14, 2016.  It is a very healthy plant, growing on the south side of the solarium, where … Continue reading

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Odontioda (Annie Kelly x Crackerfest alba) is in bloom

I was given this Odontioda (Annie Kelly x Crackerfest alba) by Bob Hamilton in my visit to his greenhouse on May 14, 2016 — and it has bloomed.  It has an 18″ spike with 15 buds, two of which have opened. Beautiful … Continue reading

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