Monthly Archives: January 2018

Coelogyne Unchained Melody is in bloom

I purchased this Coelogyne Unchained Melody from Cal Orchid while attending their open house on July 8, 2016.  It wasn’t a very good plant when I got it, but it was cheap.  It has grown well, and is now blooming with three spikes and … Continue reading

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Oncidium Velutinum

I purchased this Oncidium Velutinum from the Louisiana Orchid Connection, selling through eBay as laorchidjohn, on January 14, 2018.  It is more commonly known as tolumnia velutinum, and needs bright light and intermediate-to-warm temperatures.  It is my first tolumnia — I was … Continue reading

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Dendrobium Lichenastrum

I won this Dendrobium Lichenastrum at the Sacramento Orchid Society’s September 6th meeting in the raffle.  The plant table on September 6 was donated by Cal Orchid. From the web [changes are mine]: Dendrobium lichenastrum is an Australian epithyte and … Continue reading

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Stelis Pelosa is in bloom

I purchased this Stelis Pilosa from the Tiny Jungle at their open house on Saturday, May 20, 2017.  It was in bloom when I purchased it, and it has started to bloom again.  It is mounted on a thin piece … Continue reading

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Dendrobium Gillieston Gold ‘Natalie’ is in bloom

I purchased thisI purchased this Dendrobium Gillieston Gold ‘Natalie’ from Asuka Orchids and it was delivered on September 2, 2015.  I have been growing it on the top shelf of the solarium, where it has grown two new canes this year, and is now … Continue reading

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Dendrobium Little Atro

I won this Dendrobium Little Atro in the plant raffle at the January 3, 2018 meeting of the Sacramento Orchid Society.  Alan Koch of Gold Country Orchids was the guest speaker that night and supplied the plants for the raffle table. Dendrobium … Continue reading

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Dendrobium Aggregatum

I won this Dendrobium Aggregatum in the plant raffle at the January 3, 2018 meeting of the Sacramento Orchid Society.  It is a very good plant with more than a dozen pseudobulbs, planted in bark in a plastic pot. Dendrobium Aggregatum … Continue reading

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