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Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 06-17-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,146
Posted By bunnylotus
Sounds good! Glad that the nutricte works and is...

Sounds good! Glad that the nutricte works and is good for the plant. I have put some more in based on size of plant and instructions. I also watered it again today. Itís got a humidity tray at bottom...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 06-17-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,146
Posted By bunnylotus
So I went into my supply closet to check which...

So I went into my supply closet to check which fertilizer I had. I have two, the one used was pictured below (the nutricot). It is a 18-6-8 blend according to the back.

The blue fertilizer I got...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 06-17-2021, 12:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,146
Posted By bunnylotus
Okay copy that. I think it could go either way....

Okay copy that. I think it could go either way. Itís original home was the east facing window last summer and it did well there, so I might just move it back there.

As far as the fertilizer goes...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 06-17-2021, 12:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,146
Posted By bunnylotus
Well, it is pretty damn wet! And I should say...

Well, it is pretty damn wet! And I should say itís within a ceramic pot, but I always put them in clear pots so I can check the roots of the orchid. Anyways, it is regularly watered not everyday, but...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 06-16-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,146
Posted By bunnylotus
Question Curling Catasetum (black pearl) leaves and no spikes?

Hi there!

I have had this black pearl catssetum orchid since December of 2017. Every year it has grown me a new big psudeobulb/cane but no flower spikes. This year I have been determined to get...
Forum: Hybrids 04-16-2021, 10:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,106
Posted By bunnylotus
Sad update but unfortunately my tetrapsis did not...

Sad update but unfortunately my tetrapsis did not make it :-(. It was so weak, and after the winter freeze in TX i think it was just too much for it. All of the new little roots it had grown, turned...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 03-04-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,038
Posted By bunnylotus
Yes thatís possible. We are in TX and were...

Yes thatís possible. We are in TX and were impacted by the winter storm (we lost power for days with intermittent heat) I ended up building a heating tent for the orchids with candles LOL to help...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 03-04-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,038
Posted By bunnylotus
Update and question on leaves?

Hi yíall update on this orchid!

It has started growing a new cane, woo hoo! It is still a small one, which I suspect is because the orchid has to regrow its strength back after I set it back last...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-16-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,101
Posted By bunnylotus
The blooms are stunning - but some deformed?

Well at last this orchid has bloomed!!!! It is STUNNING! Just absolutely stunning!!!! Couldnít be happier. See the pics attached. I did notice however that two of the flowers have weird mutation/...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-01-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,101
Posted By bunnylotus
Houston weíve got buds!!

Have seen quite a bit of activity on this orchid in the past few weeks! Hoping more buds break through the sheath too! Will take pics once she finally blooms!

Bunnylotus
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 01-01-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,850
Posted By bunnylotus
Let there be flowers!

Blooms started opening up! Beautiful! Itís very hard to capture the unique dark color of this orchid, but tried my best to share with all of you!!! So thrilled it rebloomed...seven blooms too...my...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 12-12-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,101
Posted By bunnylotus
Upon reflection now that I have looked at the...

Upon reflection now that I have looked at the Cattleya in daylight yes can 100% confirm what yíall said- the spots are indeed purple in nature not black! See flower pod for reference.

Thanks...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 12-12-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,850
Posted By bunnylotus
Update! Houston we have buds!

Hi guys wanted to provide an update here. I took the advice and ended up moving this guy to a south facing window in the house, (technically our unused sliding doors). This gets very bright light...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 12-12-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,101
Posted By bunnylotus
Thanks you guys!

Thanks you guys!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 12-11-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,101
Posted By bunnylotus
You know that Would make sense. They had put...

You know that Would make sense. They had put those heat warming pads in the box probably to try and accommodate for the weather/temp issues.

Hopefully the buds make it! I will take your advice on...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 12-11-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,101
Posted By bunnylotus
Cattleya has black spots ?

Hi there!

My boyfriend got me a Cattleya for Christmas. It came from a nursery in Chicago and shipped to us in Dallas. Iím very excited. That said when I took it out of the box today I noticed...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-14-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,038
Posted By bunnylotus
Talking Time-lapse of second bud!!!!

Hey all! Have been meaning to update everyone, but the second bud opened up end of last week, and both are smelling and looking as radiant as ever!!!

I took a time-lapse of the bud opening....
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-06-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,038
Posted By bunnylotus
Talking MORE PICS!

Already opened up more this afternoon!!! Even our pug, Charlotte, seems like to the new flowers!!! I have set up my iPad for time-lapse recording of the other bud o hopefully I'll have a cool video...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-06-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,038
Posted By bunnylotus
Talking LET THERE BE FLOWERS!!!

YOU GUYS! Only been a few days not even since my last update and one of the buds bloomed open overnight!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 😍😍😍😍😍😍😍

It is stunning I canít believe it survived. For the ID: this is...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-04-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,038
Posted By bunnylotus
Smile More progress!

The buds are growing fast! Been a week since I sent my last update and wow. Can already see them changing colors.

That said, Iím guessing the downward shape/drooping is Norma for Cattleya buds?...
Forum: Hybrids 10-03-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,106
Posted By bunnylotus
Thumbs up Update!

Well, I left the tetrapsis alone after removing the rotted roots. Sadly leaves went dang limp due to dehydration / weakened root system. But, nevertheless I have been patient and kept waiting.

As...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-25-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,038
Posted By bunnylotus
The plant is near my humidifier I'm wondering if...

The plant is near my humidifier I'm wondering if it could have been from that? And there is a little air movement, but considering it is an indoor plant, not too much. I don't like putting the plants...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-25-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,038
Posted By bunnylotus
Unhappy oh no black buds :-(

Well today, I decided to peak inside that flower sheath to see how big the buds were (childlike curiosity excitement) and noticed some black and fuzz situation going on :-O. At first I thought maybe...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-24-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,038
Posted By bunnylotus
Talking WOO HOO!

:biggrin:Another UPDATE!10 days later and the buds are growing like crazy! They're already so much bigger. I am so excited!!!! You can see the one inside the sheath in that second photo. I had to...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 09-18-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,850
Posted By bunnylotus
I did just that this morning! I moved it to the...

I did just that this morning! I moved it to the east facing window in my office next to my rescue Cattleya, which has done very well in this location. Iíve got a filtered curtain/white shade so the...
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