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Laelia Lucasiana is in bloom again.

I purchased this Laelia Lucasiana on my visit to SLO Garden Orchids in Arroyo Grande on September 13, 2015.  I initially had this planted in semi-hydro, but it did not do well.  When I built out the solarium, I placed it on … Continue reading

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Laelia Lucasiana is in bloom

I transferred my Laelia Lucasiana, which had been growing in the middle table in the orchid room to the solarium in late May.  This orchid, which I purchased on my visit to SLO Garden Orchids in Arroyo Grande on September 13, 2015, … Continue reading

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Laelia Pastoral Symphony ‘Lassen’

I purchased this Laelia Pastoral Symphony ‘Lassen’ from Gold Country Orchids on January 14th.  I was looking at a similar species Laelia and it was suggested that this one was a similar hybrid, and was easier to bloom.  I is a large … Continue reading

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Repotting my orchids

I repotted several orchids today. Cattleya Lulu ‘Carmela’, which had suffered from too much fertilizer.  I asked Ray Barkalow about this over email, and he recommended repotting, rather than flushing.  So this orchid was repotted this morning.  Its roots were … Continue reading

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Laelia Lucasiana

I purchased this Laelia Lucasiana on my visit to SLO Garden Orchids in Arroyo Grande on September 13th.  It was hanging very high on a cylindrical hanger (He made them from construction wire, formed into a 30 inch diameter cylinder). … Continue reading

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Laelia Ipanema Beach

I received this Laelia as a gift in my order from Fred Clarke at Sunset Valley Orchids. It is a Laelia Briegeri ‘Star of Brazil’ HCC/AOS x Laelia Tenebrosa v. alba ‘Thonhauser’s Treasure’.  The free gift is one reason I … Continue reading

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