Monthly Archives: May 2017

Encyclia Radicans is in bloom

I purchased this Encyclia Radicans at Orchids in the Park in San Francisco on July 23, 2016.  I placed it on the top shelf in the solarium, and it has grown well.  It now has two spikes, each with four flowers, … Continue reading

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Odontioda Prism ‘Glow’ x Crystal Palace

I acquired this Odontioda Prism ‘Glow’ x Crystal Palace from Bob Hamilton on my visit to his greenhouse on May 7, 2017.  When I got it home, I noticed that it didn’t have a tag, and inquired if Bob knew the … Continue reading

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Odontoglossum Tribbles ‘HH’ 4N x Odontoglossum Avranches ‘HH’ 4N

I acquired this Odontoglossum Tribbles ‘HH’ 4N x Odontoglossum Avranches ‘HH’ 4N from Bob Hamilton on my visit to his greenhouse on May 7, 2017.  It is a seedling, planted in a clear two-inch plastic pot, and looks to be a … Continue reading

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Rossioglossom (Schlieperianum x williamsianum) is in bloom

I purchased this Rossioglossom (Schlieperianum x williamsianum) from the Santa Barbara Orchid Estate on my visit to their open house on July 8, 2016.  It initially came with a two spikes in bud, but the flowers from these spikes did not … Continue reading

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Burregeara Sunkissed ‘Butter Cup’ is in bloom

I purchased this Burrageara Sunkissed ‘Butter Cup’ from eBay vendor Kawamoto Orchids in March 2016.  It is a medium-sized plant, and I purchased it because I like the color.  I have planted it into a bark mix, and placed it on the … Continue reading

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Stanhopea Embreel is in bloom

My Stanhopea Embreel is in bloom — and very fragrant.  I purchased this plant from the Santa Barbara Orchid Estate on July 8th.  It formed the spike about a month ago, and has been steadily growing.  The flowers opened over a 10 … Continue reading

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Wilsonara (Don Bivin ‘Challenger’ x Bouley Bay ‘Galaxy’)

I purchased this Wilsonara (Don Bivin ‘Challenger’ x Bouley Bay ‘Galaxy’) from the Tiny Jungle at their open house on Saturday, May 20, 2017.  It is a very large plant with 10+ pseudobulbs and two 4′ inflorences that are just beginning … Continue reading

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