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Forum: Cattleya Alliance Today, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 69
Posted By Shadeflower
It's not interested in your horny Catts SP,...

It's not interested in your horny Catts SP, want's to keep it's innocence in Peter's pastures
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening Today, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 60
Posted By Shadeflower
Hmm this has given me an interesting idea. ...

Hmm this has given me an interesting idea.

I've always wanted a greenhouse but being aware of what Ray writes it has always put me off. Keeping chickens is cheaper which is in fact what I opted...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 115
Posted By Shadeflower
A regular low dose of fertilizer containing all...

A regular low dose of fertilizer containing all the essential elements an orchid needs to grow is imo more important than other additives.
So to me the 20-20-20 should be the most important and is...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Today, 08:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 630
Posted By Shadeflower
I asked Dwayne Johnson if he could find me a...

I asked Dwayne Johnson if he could find me a Brazilian Jewel.

He said he only does that in movies.
Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 08:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 806
Posted By Shadeflower
I know every year there are different theories on...

I know every year there are different theories on what makes phals bloom and it always seems to end up back at temperatures.

Temperatures do not affect phals flowering!

In fact giving it 12...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 07:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 630
Posted By Shadeflower
all that's available at the moment here is an...

all that's available at the moment here is an alba or a regular pink one. I'd rather wait.
Really kicking myself I didn't buy a "manhattan blue" last year when it was available.

I did get a...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 07:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 408
Posted By Shadeflower
tedro, I swear mine is just copying yours. ...

tedro, I swear mine is just copying yours.

Look the lowest bud it turning yellow, it's not going to make it.

Lowest leaf thinking about dropping off.

Otherwise doing fine but I have moved...
Forum: Advanced Discussion Yesterday, 03:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,168
Posted By Shadeflower
I'm really anxious to see if the changes I have...

I'm really anxious to see if the changes I have made will result in improvements or not.
In a few days time I should know more, basically a leaf that developed a couple of months ago ended up...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom Yesterday, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 118
Posted By Shadeflower
gl with it.

gl with it.
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 01:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 408
Posted By Shadeflower
tmoney the pictures on the right are the old...

tmoney the pictures on the right are the old pics.

You will see the leaves are all red and it has no flower spike.

If you looks at the pictures where it has got a flower spike and compare the...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance Yesterday, 01:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,362
Posted By Shadeflower
Hi Sade, just saw your post 10 days ago that the...

Hi Sade, just saw your post 10 days ago that the flowers still hadn't opened. I think from your earlier picture they should be ready anytime soon.
I just had to admire the beautifully grown plants...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others Yesterday, 10:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 531
Posted By Shadeflower
I discoverd some more on two vanda's yesterday....

I discoverd some more on two vanda's yesterday. Again hoping that is the last of them.

The new flowers look great.
Forum: Vanda Alliance - Angraecum/Aerangis Yesterday, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,363
Posted By Shadeflower
Sorry I never showed the flowers of this one. ...

Sorry I never showed the flowers of this one.

A bit late, the flowers are long gone already but this is what they looked like

https://i.ibb.co/TRpWVTg/IMG-0649.jpg

Surprisingly the...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 281
Posted By Shadeflower
dolosa is a better name. If you start...

dolosa is a better name.

If you start calling it healthii people might think it's this instead Cattleya Heathii 2 (https://www.orchidroots.com/detail/information/?pid=100003412&role=pub)
Forum: Orchid Lounge Yesterday, 09:11 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,063
Posted By Shadeflower
It looks like that tangle of black hair from the...

It looks like that tangle of black hair from the girl in the Ring coming out of the well.
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 08:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 353
Posted By Shadeflower
Roses, did you soak the new bark for a couple of...

Roses, did you soak the new bark for a couple of hours first?
Better quality should be water repellent to start with so you have to saok it a bit to get it loosened up.

I'd be very surprised if...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 08:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 281
Posted By Shadeflower
so why is the name cattleya x dolosa when...

so why is the name cattleya x dolosa

when the cross is C walkeriana x c loddigesii?

Is the name just X Dolosa? (x being included in the name)
Forum: Potting & Repotting Yesterday, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By Shadeflower
Beast I agree but it doesn't seem to be any...

Beast I agree but it doesn't seem to be any faster growing than my oncidium Twinkles.

It's just 10 times bigger.

Granted if you can get several growth directions then the plant will produce...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 11-29-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 555
Posted By Shadeflower
I was saying you can hardly be wrong using the...

I was saying you can hardly be wrong using the Focus ;)

I do spend too much time thinking about what some might consider trivial but I blame all the manufacturers not being able to agree on what...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 11-29-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,168
Posted By Shadeflower
thefish, wow now that is impressive root growth. ...

thefish, wow now that is impressive root growth.

I agree that bacteria will play a big part in this too I'm sure. I have observed most problems in newly repotted orchids that could probably do...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 11-29-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 555
Posted By Shadeflower
I would call it a little known secret. We'll see....

I would call it a little known secret. We'll see. It's good but I've yet to put it to the test properly. I've seen reviews show mainly phalaenopsis grown with it that are all really healthy.

so...
Forum: Species 11-29-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 179
Posted By Shadeflower
yeah know the feeling which is why I need to get...

yeah know the feeling which is why I need to get mine back on track.
The smell will kick in in 3-4 days. Show us the flowers when it's fully open.
Forum: Species 11-29-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 179
Posted By Shadeflower
congrats desirue but it's not fully open yet....

congrats desirue but it's not fully open yet. It's still very green which should turn to white or yellow.
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 11-29-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 128
Posted By Shadeflower
interesting DC, what about the chrysotoxum then?...

interesting DC, what about the chrysotoxum then? Does that have a noticeable fragrance at all?
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-29-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 127
Posted By Shadeflower
hi burgos thats a good question. For me heat is a...

hi burgos thats a good question. For me heat is a luxury so if I can get away without heating then it's a bonus.

I've got some cold tolerant odontoglossum seedlings in the cold at the moment but I...
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