Category Archives: Orchids

Rhynchostele Candidula deflask

I acquired a flask of Rhynchostele Candidula from Marni Turkel who sells as mostlyspecies on eBay.  There were about 40 plants or so, and I placed most of these into my Bonzai pots (I drilled many additional holes in the … Continue reading

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Odontioda (Quisto x Salway)

I acquired a back-bulb division of Odontioda (Quisto x Salway) from Bob Hamilton in the spring of 2018, and it has now bloomed.  Beautiful! It is in a 3″ pot.  Two foot spike with seven flowers.

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Odontoglossum Roy Wittwer

I acquired this Odontoglossum Roy Wittwer from Bob Hamilton in my visit to his greenhouse on December 9, 2018.  It has a tall spike, with 10 blooms.  The shape of the flower is interesting.  It’s ruffled. We’ll see how this … Continue reading

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Vuylstekeara Happy Refrain ‘Sheila’ AM/AOS is in bloom

I purchased this Vuylstekeara Happy Refrain ‘Sheila’ AM/AOS from the Orchid Zone — in the last days of the Orchid Zone.  It had a little “scale” problem this past year (as did many of my plants in the solarium — and as … Continue reading

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Odontioda Bradshawe is in bloom

I acquired this Odontioda Bradshawe from Bob Hamilton on my visit to his greenhouse on May 7, 2015.   This plant sat on the center table of my orchid room, shaded by two much-larger Odontiodas.  It never really took off.  But it was … Continue reading

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Oncidium Sweet Sugar ‘Lemon Drop’ is in bloom

I purchased this Oncidium Sweet Sugar ‘Lemon Drop’ from Brookside Orchids at Orchids in the Park in San Francisco on Saturday, July 22, 2017.  It did not bloom for me last year, as it was sitting on a lower shelf in the solarium.  It was one … Continue reading

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Odontioda (Cochlioda Noezliana x Castle de Stro)

I acquired this Odontioda (Noezliana x Castle De Stro) from Bob Hamilton on my visit to his greenhouse on December 9, 2018.  It is potted in a 3″ pot, and has a 24-inch spike with 10 blooms.  I note that Noezliana … Continue reading

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