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Cymbidium (Snow Elf x Parish Elf) is in bloom

I have been conducting a cymbidium experiment on the east side of my home.  I acquired six cymbidiums and planted them in pots on the east side about 18 months ago, and have been watering them with the residual water … Continue reading

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Masdevallia Aquarius ‘Gold Country’ is in bloom

I purchased this Masdevallia Aquarius ‘Gold Country’ at the Gold Country Orchids Open House on October 28, 2017.  It had a single bloom when I purchased it, but it faded before I could take a picture.  It has now developed two additional blooms (and … Continue reading

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Aliceara Hilo Ablaze ‘Hilo Gold’ HCC/AOS is in bloom.

I purchased this Aliceara Hilo Ablaze ‘Hilo Gold’ HCC/AOS from Brookside Orchids in San Francisco at Orchids in the Park on July 23, 2016.  I have it placed on the center table in the orchid room.  Last year it grew a great new bulb, larger than … Continue reading

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Eplc. Volcano Trick ‘Fireball’ is in bloom

I purchased this Eplc. Volcano Trick ‘Fireball’ from eBay (vendor: eorchids) on February 23, 2015.  It is one of the few plants that are growing in semi-hydro for me, and has been placed on the upper shelf of the north side of the … Continue reading

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Oncidium Wildcat ‘Golden Red Star’

My Oncidium Wildcat ‘Golden Red Star’ is in bloom.  I have had this plant for some time, but this is the first time it has been entered into this blog.  Unfortunately, I cannot remember where I got it.  It was … Continue reading

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Oncidium Tsiku Marguerite ‘#2’ is in bloom

My Oncidium Tsiku Marguerite ‘#2’ is in bloom.  I purchased this from Al’s Orchid Greenhouse in Virginia, in July of 2015.  Initially planted in S/H, I transferred it to a bark mix last year, placed it on the bottom shelf on the west side … Continue reading

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Maclellanara Pagan Lovesong ‘Chocolate Thunder’

I purchased this Maclellanara Pagan Lovesong ‘Chocolate Thunder’ from Gold Country Orchids at their open house on November 18, 2016.  I had to dig to find this one, and when we pulled it out, it had two distinct plants.  I let them bloom, and … Continue reading

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