Category Archives: Blooming

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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Stelis Pilosa

I purchased this Stelis Pilosa from the Tiny Jungle at their open house on Saturday, May 20, 2017.  It is a small mounted plant that is currently in bloom.  It is a species orchid native to Costa Rica and Panama, … Continue reading

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Paphiopedilum Philippinense is in bloom

I purchased this Paphiopedilum Philippinense from Paph Paradise at the Sacramento Orchid Society Show and Exposition that was held on April 8th and 9th.  When I purchased it, one could barely see a spike coming, but now it is well developed, and … Continue reading

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Wilsonara Pacific Command ‘Huina Road’ is in bloom.

Wilsonara Pacific Command ‘Huina Road’ is one of my oldest orchids.  I purchased it from a Safeway approximately three years ago and took it to our mountain cabin.  It stayed there for about six months, and then I placed it … Continue reading

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Encyclia (Summer Perfume x Adenocaule v. Kennedy) is in bloom

I purchased this Encyclia (Summer Perfume x Adenocaule v. Kennedy) at the Santa Barbara Orchid Estate in my visit to their open house on July 8th, 2016.  I planted this into a net pot, with a bark mix surrounded by sphagnum … Continue reading

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Odontioda Bradshawe

I acquired this Odontioda Bradshawe from Bob Hamilton on my visit to his greenhouse on May 7, 2015.  It has an unusual orange-over-white color, on a two-foot spike with fourteen flowers, eight still in bud.  It has three pseudobulbs, and is … Continue reading

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Phragmipedium Don Wimber is in bloom

I purchased this Phragmipedium Don Wimber from Paph Paradise at the Gold Country Orchids open house on Saturday, November 19th.  It was in bloom when I purchased it, and bloomed three additional times over the past few months — being a … Continue reading

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