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Aerangis Luteo-alba var. rhodosticta x self is in bloom

I purchased this Aerangis Luteo-alba var. rhodosticta x self from Brookside Orchids at Orchids in the Park in San Francisco on Saturday, July 22nd.  It was in bud when I purchased it, and it is now in bloom.  Very pretty white flowers with a red lip. … Continue reading

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Wireless Tags

I use Wireless Tags to sense and signal changes in temperature and humidity in my orchid growing rooms.  All of my electrical devices (swamp cooler, mixing pumps, lights, humidifier) run off Wemo switches,  Both wireless tags and Wemo switches connect … Continue reading

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Laelia Lucasiana is in bloom again.

I purchased this Laelia Lucasiana on my visit to SLO Garden Orchids in Arroyo Grande on September 13, 2015.  I initially had this planted in semi-hydro, but it did not do well.  When I built out the solarium, I placed it on … Continue reading

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Mediocalcar Decoratum

I purchased this Mediocalcar Decoratum from Cal Orchid on my visit to their open house on July 14, 2017.  I purchased the stick mount from Cal West Tropical Supply at Orchids in the Park in San Francisco on July 22, … Continue reading

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Brassidium Wild Warrior ‘Chieftain’ HCC/AOS

I purchased this Brassidium Wild Warrior ‘Chieftain’ from the Santa Barbara Orchid Estate on my visit to their open house on July 14, 2017.    I found it while digging through hanging plants, and couldn’t resist.  I really don’t have … Continue reading

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Stanhopea Wardii fully in bloom.

Thought I would just post this picture of Stanhopea Wardii fully in bloom.  24 flowers!

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Odontocidium Everglades Elegance ‘Nancy Lee’ HCC/AOS is in bloom again

I purchased this Odontocidium Everglades Elegance ‘Nancy Lee’ HCC/AOS from an eBay vendor while on a riverboat cruising down the Danube River in May of 2015, and it was shipped to me after we got home.  It bloomed in August of 2016, … Continue reading

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