Category Archives: Blooming

Odontocidium St. Anthony of Egypt ’12-12′ is in bloom

I purchased this orchid on September 20, 2017 on my visit to the former Orchid Zone property.  It was one of the bedding plants that they had aquired from Tom Perlite of Golden Gate Orchids.  It has grown well since … Continue reading

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Chiloschista Siew Niang (lunifera x viridiflava) is in bloom

I purchased this Chiloschista Siew Niang (lunifera x viridiflava) from eBay orchid vendor laorchidjohn on August 20, 2017. This was a ghost orchid — an orchid that only has roots.  It was a very young plant, still containing a couple of its … Continue reading

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Wilsonara Firecat ‘Harmony’ is in bloom

I received this Wilsonara Firecat ‘Harmony’ from a friend, who had found it at the Salt Lake City Orchid Society show in early April 2017.  It was originally planted in sphagnum moss, and bloomed nicely for me.  I repotted it … Continue reading

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Ada Glaumacea is in bloom

I purchased this Ada Glaumacea from the Santa Barbara Orchid Estate at their open house on Friday, July 14, 2017.  I divided the plant, as it had overgrown its original pot, and lost one of the divisions to disease.  I placed the second division … Continue reading

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Odontioda (Odm. Extraria x George McMahon) is now in bloom

I acquired this Odontioda (Odm. Extraria x George McMahon) from Bob Hamilton when I visited his greenhouses on May 14, 2016.  This plant did not bloom for me last year, but has done better when moved to a location with better light.  … Continue reading

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Oncidium Speckeled Spire ‘Snowflake’ is in bloom

I purchased an Oncidium Speckeled Spire ‘Snowflake’ from Brookside Orchids at the Pacific Orchid and Garden Exposition in San Francisco on February 24, 2017, and it is now in bloom.  It has a three-foot spike, with over 50 flowers.  I actually have two of … Continue reading

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Maxillaria Tenuifolia is in bloom

I purchased this Maxillaria Tenuifolia from eBay vendor orchidtn and it was delivered on June 11, 2015.  It was advertised as a full pot orchid, and was extremely overgrown in a four inch pot when it got it.  It has grown well … Continue reading

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