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Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-29-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 855
Posted By meraki
Not a root or a flower spike, what is it?

A few weeks ago, this...thing started coming out of my phal, I assumed it was a flower spike since this particular phal currently has 3 spikes so I thought "a fourth spike, awesome!"

Fast forward...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 08-21-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 755
Posted By meraki
Cool, thanks Ray! Is there any way to sort...

Cool, thanks Ray!

Is there any way to sort of speed up the process, sort of like trying to induce flowering on a phal? More light? Heavier waterings?
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 08-17-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 755
Posted By meraki
Pseudobulb Growth/Formation?

I got this Onc Heaven's Scent in March(ish) and after the flowers died off, 3 new growths started sprouting out almost immediately after. They've grown quite a bit but they seem a bit stalled in...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 03-17-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,217
Posted By meraki
oh my goodness, all those blooms!! it's a...

oh my goodness, all those blooms!! it's a stunning plant!
Forum: Orchid Show Announcements 03-15-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,818
Posted By meraki
We went soon after it opened so it was still...

We went soon after it opened so it was still pretty empty. I will most likely go again, probably by myself so I can enjoy more fully and not feel like I'm boring the people I'm with with my endless...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-14-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 34,550
Posted By meraki
it is in bloom, with another inflorescence ready...

it is in bloom, with another inflorescence ready to bloom soon. I guess I'll just have to guesstimate when to water until I can figure out, weight-wise, when it's about halfway toward dry.
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 03-14-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,444
Posted By meraki
That Clowesia Jumbo Grace is STUNNING. I love how...

That Clowesia Jumbo Grace is STUNNING. I love how delicate it looks. Amazing job growing them!
Forum: Orchid Show Announcements 03-14-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,818
Posted By meraki
Great video! I went to the NYBG this past weekend...

Great video! I went to the NYBG this past weekend and as usual, the show was good.

But I actually did not think it was as good as prior years. I think one of my favorites has been the Thailand...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 03-14-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 34,550
Posted By meraki
Hi all, I bought my first onc. a few days ago and...

Hi all, I bought my first onc. a few days ago and I've been reading up on how to care for it since I've only ever had phals. Anyway, I tried the skewer trick this morning and the medium it came...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 03-13-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,538
Posted By meraki
Wow that is stunning! I saw one in person for the...

Wow that is stunning! I saw one in person for the first time ever a few weeks ago and it was amazing. Good for you for sticking with it for 5 years!

Do you mind me asking how much you purchased it...
Forum: Orchid Show Announcements 03-03-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,253
Posted By meraki
This year's orchid extravaganza sales is...

This year's orchid extravaganza sales is happening April 4-7. Orchid Extravaganza Sale | Longwood Gardens (https://longwoodgardens.org/events-and-performances/events/orchid-extravaganza-sale)

Too...
Forum: Hybrids 02-20-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,227
Posted By meraki
That deep red color is amazing. I would've bought...

That deep red color is amazing. I would've bought it instantly if I saw it too!
Forum: Hybrids 02-20-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,185
Posted By meraki
What a unique and beautiful color! Not one you...

What a unique and beautiful color! Not one you see everyday that's for sure
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 02-20-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,915
Posted By meraki
Wow, that's pretty beautiful and what a great...

Wow, that's pretty beautiful and what a great find at Lowes! I need to check them out, one just opened near-ish to me.
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 02-20-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,008
Posted By meraki
Oh that's so pretty! I love the color

Oh that's so pretty! I love the color
Forum: Hybrids 02-20-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,211
Posted By meraki
Sorry to bump my own thread but the orange-y...

Sorry to bump my own thread but the orange-y orchid decided to put out 2 more blooms from the tall flower spike and there ended up being 4 blooms on the smaller spike (I'm not sure why the other stem...
Forum: Orchid Show Announcements 01-05-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,253
Posted By meraki
Those are beautiful! I've never been to...

Those are beautiful!

I've never been to Longwood before but might go this year to see the extravaganza. I read that last year they were selling some of the orchids at the end of the exhibit,...
Forum: Hybrids 01-05-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,211
Posted By meraki
Thanks all! I'm excited at the thought of even...

Thanks all! I'm excited at the thought of even more of my orchids reblooming
Forum: Hybrids 01-01-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,211
Posted By meraki
First-ever reblooms!

I'm super excited that after years of killing orchids, I've finally had a reward, with two of my no-id phals have reblooming!

The yellow-red-orangey one only has 4 flowers but another flower steam...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - Neofinetia 09-07-2017, 10:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,414
Posted By meraki
wow that is really quite beautiful. do you know...

wow that is really quite beautiful. do you know what kind of neo it is?
Forum: Vanda Alliance - Neofinetia 08-24-2017, 11:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,111
Posted By meraki
Wow, that is stunning! The bean leaves are...

Wow, that is stunning!

The bean leaves are so really gorgeous and look almost like succulents, so plump and green :love:

Congrats on your find!!
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 08-23-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,359
Posted By meraki
I'm definitely not an expert on viruses or...

I'm definitely not an expert on viruses or oncidiums but I was talking to a grower a few weeks ago when I was orchid shopping and asked if they sell any Sharry Baby and he told me that they no longer...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - Neofinetia 08-23-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,412
Posted By meraki
What a great little tip! Beautiful plants!

What a great little tip! Beautiful plants!
Forum: Vanda Alliance - Neofinetia 08-23-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 974
Posted By meraki
Oh those look great and super healthy! Do...

Oh those look great and super healthy!

Do you prefer all your neo's on a moss mound? I know it's traditional but just curious if it's for another reason.
Forum: Vanda Alliance - Neofinetia 08-18-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,056
Posted By meraki
Thanks for the advice, Matt! I bought my...

Thanks for the advice, Matt!

I bought my blue bird with the flowers already bloomed so who knows how long they've actually been open. The scent was actually amazing, I'd wake up and I could smell...
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