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Search: Posts Made By: Roberta
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance Yesterday, 10:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 214
Posted By Roberta
It is the species L anceps. Cultivar is 'Royal...

It is the species L anceps. Cultivar is 'Royal Flush Deja Vu' - or possibly a cross of two cultivars, 'Royal Flush' x 'Deja Vu', both of them well-known cultivars. But it is still the species - a...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 126
Posted By Roberta
Those new little growths will tease you. By the...

Those new little growths will tease you. By the time that they are big enough to water, it will be spring...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance Yesterday, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 214
Posted By Roberta
Easy reference! The poem "Charge of the Light...

Easy reference! The poem "Charge of the Light Brigade" by Alfred Lord Tennyson ... The Charge of the Light Brigade by Alfred, Lordů | Poetry Foundation...
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum Yesterday, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 50
Posted By Roberta
Photo? For Paphs in general, it is better not to...

Photo? For Paphs in general, it is better not to stake until the bud is opening (then adding weight to the spike) and only then if the orientation isn't what you want, The developing bud, in...
Forum: Beginner Discussion Yesterday, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 126
Posted By Roberta
Nothing wrong... these do what they want to do. ...

Nothing wrong... these do what they want to do. If it went dormant a bit early, it may be thinking of waking up a bit early, Just don't rush to water - let the new growth get big... 10 cm ( 4...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance Yesterday, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 214
Posted By Roberta
There, a specific plant Cym. Valley of Death...

There, a specific plant Cym. Valley of Death '600' was crossed with a specific plant Cym. Sharon Osato 'Mercutio'. The cross was not registered (I just looked it up) so it is a new child, currently...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance Yesterday, 02:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 214
Posted By Roberta
There are two parts to the name of the plant...

There are two parts to the name of the plant after the genus - the grex (the cross, assuming it is registered with the Royal Horticultural Society) (the part without the quotes) and a cultivar name...
Forum: Pests & Diseases Yesterday, 12:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 215
Posted By Roberta
No worries about the provenance of Papilionanthe...

No worries about the provenance of Papilionanthe Miss Joachim ... it's a hybrid. And widely grown. A delightful vigorous plant!
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance Yesterday, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By Roberta
I have never used powdered copper, would not know...

I have never used powdered copper, would not know how to apply. Personally, I'd just isolate the plant away from your other ones, and see what the new growth looks like. I strongly suspect that it...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance Yesterday, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By Roberta
Oh, I love the pasta metaphors! Perfect...

Oh, I love the pasta metaphors! Perfect description,
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance Yesterday, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 211
Posted By Roberta
Phyton 35 is available in the US, don't know...

Phyton 35 is available in the US, don't know about Canada.
Forum: Pests & Diseases Yesterday, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 215
Posted By Roberta
I grow Papilionanthe teres (one of the parents of...

I grow Papilionanthe teres (one of the parents of Miss Joaquim) outside on my patio - so while it would rather be warmer, it still does OK. It gets lots of water (aerial roots don't lend themselves...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-19-2022, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By Roberta
Reminds me of people thinking that L. anceps f....

Reminds me of people thinking that L. anceps f. lineata 'Disciplinata' was virused... Some things just have fascinating variegation. Love it!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-19-2022, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By Roberta
Reminds me of people thinking that L. anceps f....

Reminds me of people thinking that L. anceps f. lineata 'Disciplinata' was virused... Some things just have fascinating variegation. Love it!
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 01-19-2022, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 93
Posted By Roberta
First, Welcome! Rapid drying of Vanda roots...

First, Welcome!

Rapid drying of Vanda roots is normal, and what they need. The wood basket with coco fiber will help to maintain more humidity around the roots, but still let them get the wet-dry...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 01-19-2022, 02:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 214
Posted By Roberta
They look great! See? Worth the wait. Season...

They look great! See? Worth the wait. Season just getting started.
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-18-2022, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By Roberta
From what I know about the species that you...

From what I know about the species that you mentioned, Den leucocyanum is probably the most difficult - it comes from the New Guinea highlands, needs to be kept cool and humid. And also likely the...
Forum: Members' Displays 01-18-2022, 03:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,553
Posted By Roberta
Yikes, that is violent!

Yikes, that is violent!
Forum: Identification Forum 01-18-2022, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By Roberta
Thanks for sharing this garden with us! The...

Thanks for sharing this garden with us! The Paphs are hybrids (several "bulldog' types and maybe a Maudiae type) . Probably don't have IDs.... impossible to identify if they don't. But they look...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 01-18-2022, 12:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By Roberta
I tried cleaning it up, but it's a bit funky......

I tried cleaning it up, but it's a bit funky... since the first post has some "likes" ... I suggest just leaving it. If you want to edit to remove parts you can, the system complains when the...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! 01-17-2022, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By Roberta
I like it! I took the liberty of merging the two...

I like it! I took the liberty of merging the two adjoining posts... Same topic, look like duplicates. Nothing lost...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-17-2022, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 348
Posted By Roberta
I think that you did quite well with this...

I think that you did quite well with this vacation buy... Looking good!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 01-16-2022, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By Roberta
Wow, REALLY flat!

Wow, REALLY flat!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-16-2022, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By Roberta
Agree with Claypot ... probably underwatering....

Agree with Claypot ... probably underwatering. Oncidiums (and relatives) need to stay a lot more damp than Phalaenopsis or Cattleyas. I'd suggest, giving the pot a really good bath under the faucet...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 01-16-2022, 04:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,036
Posted By Roberta
First, Welcome! You should not be watering...

First, Welcome!

You should not be watering your Fdk... wait for the new growth. Losing those small, old pseudobulbs is, I think, just force of nature. The plant is done with them. If it is...
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