Category Archives: Orchids

Phragmipedium Lindleyanum is in bloom

I purchased this Phragmipedium Lindleyanum from the plant table at the Sacramento Orchid Society meeting on January 4, 2017.  It was clearly a division of a much larger plant (There are many division dates on the back of the tag — to … Continue reading

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Wilsonara Tiger Brew ’08’ (Floricultura x 6508) is in bloom

I purchased this Wilsonara Tiger Brew ’08’ (Floricultura x 6508) from the Orchid Zone greenhouse after they had gone out of business, on July 23, 2017.  It was not in very good shape when I purchased it — in bloom, but with … Continue reading

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Oncidium Jiuhbao Gold ‘Tainan’, AM/AOS is in bloom

I purchased this Oncidium Jiuhbao Gold ‘Tainan’, AM/AOS  from the Santa Barbara Orchid Estate on March 24, 2016.  It grew a beautiful new bulb last year but did not bloom.  This year it grew a similar bulb, which grew two spikes out … Continue reading

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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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