Tag Archives: Cattleya

Eplc. Volcano Trick ‘Fireball’ is in bloom

I purchased this Eplc. Volcano Trick ‘Fireball’ from eBay (vendor: eorchids) on February 23, 2015.  It is one of the few plants that are growing in semi-hydro for me, and has been placed on the upper shelf of the north side of the … Continue reading

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Epilaeliocattleya Volcano Trick ‘Hawaii’ is in bloom

I purchased this Eplc. Volcano Trick ‘Hawaii’ from Carmela Orchids on April 4, 2015.  I had a Volcano Trick ‘Fireball’, and it wasn’t blooming, so (I guess) I thought I would try another. This has always been a healthy plant, growing a … Continue reading

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Blc. Solar Flare ‘Paradise’

I purchased this Brassolaeliocattleya Solar Flare ‘Paradise’ from Diamond Orchids, who was showing at the Cal Orchid open house on Friday, July 14, 2017.  It is a small Cattleya-type orchid with yellow markings on largely white flowers.  I will eventually place it … Continue reading

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Five New Additions

On Saturday, February 4, I visited Brookside Orchids in Portola Valley CA, and picked up five new plants.  Brookside Orchids has a very nice showroom, but the interesting things are in the greenhouses in the back.  Here they have their … Continue reading

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Cattleya (Dubiosa x Batemanniana) ‘WinterSnow’

I have heard that one should buy the plant, not the flower, and whenever I have violated this, I seem to get a lousy plant.  I purchased this Cattleya (Dubiosa x Batemanniana) ‘WinterSnow’ at the Gold Country Orchids open house, … Continue reading

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Pot. Love Passion ‘Orange Bird’ AM/AOS x Pot. Life’s Charm ‘SVO Round Round’

I purchased this Potinara (Cattleya Hybrid) from Sunset Valley Orchids at the Pacific Orchid Exposition on Saturday February 27th.  Its official name is Pot. Love Passion ‘Orange Bird’ AM/AOS x Pot. Life’s Charm ‘SVO Round Round’.  It is a vibrant … Continue reading

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Pot. Mem. Jim Nickou ‘James’ HCC/AOS x BLC. Kaboom ‘SVO’

I purchased this Potinara from Sunset Valley Orchids at the Pacific Orchid Exposition on Saturday February 27th.  Its official name is Pot. Mem. Jim Nickou ‘James’ HCC/AOS x Blc. Kaboom ‘SVO’.  The flowers are a bright yellow, and somewhat small … Continue reading

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