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Forum: Orchids in Bloom 07-14-2021, 09:17 AM
Replies: 47
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Posted By Mr.Fakename
Here's one more violacea; f. indigo. Petals...

Here's one more violacea; f. indigo.
Petals aren't perfect but it's a decent first bloom.

Colours are stupidly difficult to capture, I'll need photography lessons :shock:

...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 07-06-2021, 05:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,267
Posted By Mr.Fakename
One more, Phal Little Sister (again). This thing...

One more, Phal Little Sister (again). This thing is always in bloom, with 3 branching spikes + new ones popping up.

It's been outside for a while, even with borderline temps for a Phal (nights of...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 07-03-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,267
Posted By Mr.Fakename
Most of them are easily found and grown. With our...

Most of them are easily found and grown. With our Mediterranean climate they can stay outside for a big part of the year too!



Lack of humidity can be a huge problem though.
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 07-03-2021, 06:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,267
Posted By Mr.Fakename
Species I currently have, by alphabetical order: ...

Species I currently have, by alphabetical order:
amboinensis

bellina (coerulea)
cochlearis
cornu-cervi (flava & chattaladae)
deliciosa (hookeriana)
finleyi
gigantea (normal & alba)...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 07-02-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,267
Posted By Mr.Fakename
Purple Martin is a nice primary hybrid, but I...

Purple Martin is a nice primary hybrid, but I haven't finished my Phal species collection yet. Priorities!
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 07-01-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,267
Posted By Mr.Fakename
Ha! Not gonna lie, I'm a bit jealous. Most...

Ha! Not gonna lie, I'm a bit jealous. Most species are barely starting to feel like it's time to do something :_(
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 06-24-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,267
Posted By Mr.Fakename
We all need a reality check from time to time...

We all need a reality check from time to time don't we :biggrin:

Have you considered trying flasks or plants with a rest period?
If people shove their Catasetum in boxes during winter, I assume...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 06-21-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,267
Posted By Mr.Fakename
Nice job, tetraspis isn't that easy! Be...

Nice job, tetraspis isn't that easy!

Be careful with summer light on that Phal, they are deep shade plants and sulk when it gets too sunny for them.
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 06-21-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,267
Posted By Mr.Fakename
I think your opinion is a good example of what...

I think your opinion is a good example of what was mentioned earlier in the thread, and it comes from a lack of awareness of the Phal family (I'm not judging).

Growing Phal is easy. Growing them...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 06-21-2021, 08:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,267
Posted By Mr.Fakename
Thanks! And that's wild, I thought we roughly had...

Thanks! And that's wild, I thought we roughly had the same climate and would be on the same page.
Spring bloomers were very late and had few flowers here, we've had one of the worst spring ever...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 06-19-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,267
Posted By Mr.Fakename
Phal season has finally begun

Lots of spikes on their way - at last, this spring was very disappointing.


Let's start with the very popular Phal Sweet Memory:
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51258633155_eb8bd6508e_k.jpg...
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