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What’s Happening?

My Trader Joe’s Dendrobium Kingianum is blooming again, with several spikes.  I purchased this plant on November 21, 2015, to take to the mountain cabin for Thanksgiving.  It was in bloom when I purchased it, and bloomed again in the … Continue reading

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What’s Happening?

Lycaste Shoalhaven sib (Shoalhaven ‘Alba Round’ x Shoalhaven ‘Albion’) is in bloom again, with a single bloom.  I purchased this orchid from the Orchid Zone (Z6417) on my visit to their greenhouses on May 16th.  The plant has grown very … Continue reading

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What’s Happening?

I have repotted my Rossioglossom (Schlieperianum x williamsianum) that I purchased from the Santa Barbara Orchid Estate on my visit to their open house on July 8th.  This plant was in bud when I purchased it, and the flowers formed, but never … Continue reading

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What’s Happening?

I have been watching all the Odontiodas and Odontoglossoms that I got from Bob Hamilton when visiting his greenhouses on May 14th.  This is Odontioda (Tiffany x Joe’s Drum ‘Amethyst’). It has developed a new growth (coming out the backside), and seems to … Continue reading

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What’s Happening?

I have been watching my Odontocidium Tiger Hamburhen x Odontoglossom Stonehurst Yellow for some time.  I purchased this plant at the San Jose Orchid Exposition from Cal Orchid in June of 2015, as it had a long spike of yellow-based flowers.  It bloomed out … Continue reading

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What’s Happening?

My Psychopsis Papilio var alba is in bloom again.  It initially had one bloom, which finally dropped, but the lower spike then went into bloom.  The upper spike has bloomed again this week, and now I have two flowers.     … Continue reading

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What’s Happening in the Orchid Room?

Several new things are happening in the orchid room this week.  Spring is now almost upon us in central California, with March rains this week, but the sun coming quickly. Catasetum Penang has a new growth coming.  This is my first … Continue reading

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