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Forum: Cattleya Alliance 04-12-2019, 03:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,039
Posted By Kim Brown
Absolutely gorgeous! Nice, deep colour. I have...

Absolutely gorgeous! Nice, deep colour. I have one with two named, dark parents, and I canít wait for its first bloom.
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 04-08-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,029
Posted By Kim Brown
Thanks, guys! The white one is Oncidium...

Thanks, guys! The white one is Oncidium alexandrae, formerly known under the more legendary name, Odontoglossum alexandrae.

For the time being, I leave the window on the hatch with a 1/4 inch...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 04-07-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 878
Posted By Kim Brown
Well done - do share when they open! Mine...

Well done - do share when they open!

Mine has been hanging in there for about a year. Some of the leaves formed in my care a crinkled, but the roots look okay. I don't think it enjoys fertilizer.
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 04-07-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,029
Posted By Kim Brown
My two new Oncidiums - Onc. alexandrae & Onc. McBean's Samira

A couple of weeks ago, I received two Oncidiums that I've been dying to share with you guys. Now, one was in flower and the other in bud, so I can't take credit for the flowers. This post is mostly...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 04-07-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,801
Posted By Kim Brown
Welcome from a fellow Dane - I've been to the...

Welcome from a fellow Dane - I've been to the Fredensborg Orchid Nursery quite a few times. Wish we had more places like it in Denmark. :)
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 04-07-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 791
Posted By Kim Brown
My two new Oncidiums - Onc. alexandrae & Onc. McBean's Samira

Double post - can moderators please delete? My apologies.
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum 04-07-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,325
Posted By Kim Brown
I love these white Paphs with Burgundy dots, and...

I love these white Paphs with Burgundy dots, and yours is super cute! The plant looks tiny compared to the flower, but that's not a bad thing. :)
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 04-07-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 938
Posted By Kim Brown
Wow - absolutely stupendous! I love the big,...

Wow - absolutely stupendous! I love the big, floofy pink and purple Cattleyas, and yours is a winner. How's the fragrance?
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 04-07-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,222
Posted By Kim Brown
All are gorgeous and well-grown. My favourites...

All are gorgeous and well-grown. My favourites are 'Blue Satin' and 'Grandson'.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-22-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,177
Posted By Kim Brown
Thanks for the suggestions all - I will try to...

Thanks for the suggestions all - I will try to move my cool growers out into the garden when temperatures are high enough. We occasionally have squirrels, but they don't eat the weeds, so why should...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-21-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,177
Posted By Kim Brown
Thanks - very useful advice! Danish summers are a...

Thanks - very useful advice! Danish summers are a bit warmer than that, but it may be worth a try for the drop in night temperatures. Would you protect the plants against rain? Danish summers tend to...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-21-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,177
Posted By Kim Brown
Thank you so much, jcec1! Would you keep...

Thank you so much, jcec1!

Would you keep your cool growers in plastic pots inside the clay pots, and are daily watering necessary to achieve cooling via evaporation? And how do the cool growers...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 02-21-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,177
Posted By Kim Brown
Cool growing orchids in your house

Hi, all!

Is there any trick that allows you to successfully grow cool orchids in your house?

I have a Zygo hybrid, a Miltoniopsis hybrid, a Trichopilia suavis, and, most significantly, two...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 02-12-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,164
Posted By Kim Brown
Very nice looking blooms - I definitely prefer...

Very nice looking blooms - I definitely prefer the larger flowered Odontoglossum/Oncidium type hybrids. Pretty colour too!
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 02-11-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,186
Posted By Kim Brown
Hi, Jason! Love your beautiful country and have...

Hi, Jason! Love your beautiful country and have visited many times. As someone who's ordered plants and Blu-ray discs from the UK, I'm not a fan of Brexit, but if I were a UK citizen, I'd find the...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 02-11-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,129
Posted By Kim Brown
Thanks! I thought so too. Are there any...

Thanks! I thought so too. Are there any tricks/cheats to make these thrive in you house? Like mini air coolers or something? The white one has started a new growth and looks happy so far, but summers...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 02-04-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 918
Posted By Kim Brown
Absolutely gorgeous. The shape is just perfect.

Absolutely gorgeous. The shape is just perfect.
Forum: Maxillaria Alliance 02-04-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,438
Posted By Kim Brown
My Zygo is fragrant from late in the morning...

My Zygo is fragrant from late in the morning until mid afternoon. After that, there's only a hint. But once the fragrance kicks in, it's pretty powerful.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 02-04-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 643
Posted By Kim Brown
Lovely colouration and classic Cattleya shape....

Lovely colouration and classic Cattleya shape. I'm quite jealous of you, as all my winter bloomers grinded to a halt as the daylight hours grew shorter. Hopefully my new grow lights will help. :)
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 02-04-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,129
Posted By Kim Brown
I wrote a certain nursery specialising in the...

I wrote a certain nursery specialising in the cooler growing Oncidiums, and their head nurseryman with decades of experience suspected my plant had Oncidium alexandrae as a parent.

Back at my...
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum 01-28-2019, 04:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 784
Posted By Kim Brown
I tend not to find the two parent species very...

I tend not to find the two parent species very attractive. The flower on your hybrid, however, is quite lovely. Itís like both parents even out each otherís less appealing qualities for an...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-22-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,217
Posted By Kim Brown
Absolutely breathtaking. I especially love the...

Absolutely breathtaking. I especially love the Pinks and semi albas. The perfume must be intoxicating as well.
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 01-22-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,129
Posted By Kim Brown
Thanks, estacion. I actually tried that, but they...

Thanks, estacion. I actually tried that, but they get their orchids through a "middleman" who buys the orchids on the "world's largest flower auction" in Holland, where hundreds of orchid producers...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-21-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,358
Posted By Kim Brown
I would never let water sit in the sheaths of an...

I would never let water sit in the sheaths of an orchid - period. Even when I mist the roots, I dry off any water collecting in the sheaths of on new growth. I'm not saying that there aren't...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-21-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 779
Posted By Kim Brown
My late spring to mid autumn flowering Cattleyas...

My late spring to mid autumn flowering Cattleyas how flowered just fine, but my winter flowering ones have either bud blasted or just stopped dead in their tracks. Winters here in Denmark are very...
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