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Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - others 04-20-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,392
Posted By Phantasm
Perhaps you could correspond with someone in...

Perhaps you could correspond with someone in Colombia or a vendor that can import from Colombia. Since it is a phrag species it will require a CITES I permit.

My guess is that this species will be...
Forum: Identification Forum 02-25-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,141
Posted By Phantasm
I would suggest working with your local orchid...

I would suggest working with your local orchid society for some help. Most of these groups have experts that are quite willing........
Forum: Identification Forum 01-26-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,205
Posted By Phantasm
It is definitely a Sophronitis and not Cattleya...

It is definitely a Sophronitis and not Cattleya rex. I believe it is a hybrid, perhaps S. cernua x S. coccinea. The growth habit appears to be a combination of both species.
Forum: Scientific Matters 01-22-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,818
Posted By Phantasm
An important aspect is that they have 3 petals...

An important aspect is that they have 3 petals and 3 sepals. Sepals can often be fused, as in masdevallia or paphiopedilum and one of the petals is usually in the form of a lip or pouch. They also...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 01-13-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,951
Posted By Phantasm
There doesn't seem to be any influence at all...

There doesn't seem to be any influence at all from Paph micranthum in this flower. A much more likely parent is a green complex hybrid of some sort x Maudiae. The pouch should be quite evidently...
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum 01-08-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,788
Posted By Phantasm
That's pretty nice, and you don't see hybrids of...

That's pretty nice, and you don't see hybrids of Paph Delrosi very often since it doesn't easily breed.
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 12-29-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,005
Posted By Phantasm
That's the best of both parents!

That's the best of both parents!
Forum: Advanced Discussion 12-29-2009, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 933
Posted By Phantasm
In a potting mix, often bone meal or oyster shell...

In a potting mix, often bone meal or oyster shell is used to increase PH. Oyster shell is very cheap and is sold in 50 lb bags in farm supply stores for about $10. It is used to aid in egg production...
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 12-22-2009, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 931
Posted By Phantasm
That's a nice one I haven't seen before. The...

That's a nice one I haven't seen before. The color gradation is quite unique.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 12-18-2009, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,154
Posted By Phantasm
I agree with Des, this is typical for Onc. Sharry...

I agree with Des, this is typical for Onc. Sharry Baby.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 12-09-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,019
Posted By Phantasm
Did this plant retain any fragrance from the...

Did this plant retain any fragrance from the purpurata?
Forum: Advanced Discussion 12-04-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,434
Posted By Phantasm
I've been growing for over 30 years, and have too...

I've been growing for over 30 years, and have too many plants to count. All I know is that I could use a larger greenhouse or two. Most of my collection is grown from flask and I select the best and...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-19-2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,903
Posted By Phantasm
That is an amazing, unique and lovely flower!

That is an amazing, unique and lovely flower!
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 10-29-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,320
Posted By Phantasm
Congratulations! You will never forget your first...

Congratulations! You will never forget your first award. That is a very well grown and bloomed plant.
Forum: Species 10-27-2009, 03:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,448
Posted By Phantasm
Well done, thanks for preparing these pages! I...

Well done, thanks for preparing these pages! I have bookmarked them.
Forum: Identification Forum 09-30-2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,040
Posted By Phantasm
This flower looks very close to Milt. Anne Warne...

This flower looks very close to Milt. Anne Warne 'Alii' which is a cross of Milt. Bluntii x spectabilis.
Forum: Advanced Discussion 09-30-2009, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,305
Posted By Phantasm
I agree with much of what Rob is saying, but...

I agree with much of what Rob is saying, but according to the Handbook it is pretty straight forward. The award is to the exhibitor for his skill in growing and blooming the plant well. It doesn't...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-23-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 951
Posted By Phantasm
This is part of the current "name game" as you...

This is part of the current "name game" as you indicate. Brazilian Laelias were lumped into Sophronitis by taxonomists which put the Cattleya world upside down from traditional terminology. Just be...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-18-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,322
Posted By Phantasm
Such treatment works fine until one day it...

Such treatment works fine until one day it suddenly doesn't!
Forum: Identification Forum 09-14-2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 802
Posted By Phantasm
This looks kind of like Eria floribunda, but I'm...

This looks kind of like Eria floribunda, but I'm no expert on that group of plants. Do you have a picture of the plant habit?
Forum: Pet Depot 08-28-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,698
Posted By Phantasm
How do you take such a dog for a swim in the...

How do you take such a dog for a swim in the middle of alligator alley? My golden retriever still loves swimming after 12 years but he just can't do it without hurting for the next couple of days.
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum 08-06-2009, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,569
Posted By Phantasm
That cross has been registered as: Paph In-Charm...

That cross has been registered as: Paph In-Charm Grace

Nice flower!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-06-2009, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By Phantasm
Actually the Pacific Northwest, including BC is...

Actually the Pacific Northwest, including BC is usually pretty dry in the summer but more temperate in temperature. Anything over 85F is pretty unusual, and 75-80F is normal. Now if you want to...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 08-05-2009, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By Phantasm
I have had a similar problem in Seattle with...

I have had a similar problem in Seattle with abnormally hot weather. It usually doesn't last this long and the plants do suffer. They will usually survive and perk up with cooler (normal)...
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum 08-01-2009, 03:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,300
Posted By Phantasm
There appears to be a misunderstanding of the...

There appears to be a misunderstanding of the CITES interpretation by USFWS. According to CITES, flask seedlings are entirely legal as Eric indicates but U.S.Fish and Wildlife (USFWS) only recognizes...
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