Category Archives: Orchids

Cochlioda Sanguinea

I acquired this Cochlioda Sanguinea from Bob Hamilton on my visit to his greenhouse on May 7, 2017, and it is now in bloom.  As advertised, seven bubble-gum colored flowers.  It is interesting that the hybrid Odontioda, which is one of … Continue reading

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Stanhopea Tigrina is in bloom

I purchased this Stanhopea Tigrina from the Santa Barbara Orchid Estate in my visit to their open house on July 8, 2016.  It was in bud when I purchased it, and bloomed immediately.  It is now in bloom again, and … Continue reading

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Miltassia Shelob is in bloom

I purchased this Miltassia Shelob at the Sacramento Orchid Show in April of 2015, and it has bloomed repeatedly for me — three times in 2016.  This year, I divided it and replanted it into a bark mix (It was … Continue reading

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Encyclia Radicans is in bloom

I purchased this Encyclia Radicans at Orchids in the Park in San Francisco on July 23, 2016.  I placed it on the top shelf in the solarium, and it has grown well.  It now has two spikes, each with four flowers, … Continue reading

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Odontioda Prism ‘Glow’ x Crystal Palace

I acquired this Odontioda Prism ‘Glow’ x Crystal Palace from Bob Hamilton on my visit to his greenhouse on May 7, 2017.  When I got it home, I noticed that it didn’t have a tag, and inquired if Bob knew the … Continue reading

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Odontoglossum Tribbles ‘HH’ 4N x Odontoglossum Avranches ‘HH’ 4N

I acquired this Odontoglossum Tribbles ‘HH’ 4N x Odontoglossum Avranches ‘HH’ 4N from Bob Hamilton on my visit to his greenhouse on May 7, 2017.  It is a seedling, planted in a clear two-inch plastic pot, and looks to be a … Continue reading

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Rossioglossom (Schlieperianum x williamsianum) is in bloom

I purchased this Rossioglossom (Schlieperianum x williamsianum) from the Santa Barbara Orchid Estate on my visit to their open house on July 8, 2016.  It initially came with a two spikes in bud, but the flowers from these spikes did not … Continue reading

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