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Forum: Cattleya Alliance 12-05-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 281
Posted By smweaver
Excellent display. The George King is especially...

Excellent display. The George King is especially attractive.
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 12-05-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 260
Posted By smweaver
I can see why you're impressed. It's quite...

I can see why you're impressed. It's quite stunning. Any scent to the flowers?
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 11-29-2021, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By smweaver
Great-looking spikes. In addition to the...

Great-looking spikes. In addition to the intriguing shape of this species' blooms, the flowers are also wonderfully fragrant. I'm sure you'll be pleased with this after so much hard work and patience...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-29-2021, 06:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 699
Posted By smweaver
Excellent color. Is this the first time that it's...

Excellent color. Is this the first time that it's flowered for you? If so, the shape may (should?) improve the next.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-28-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By smweaver
Thanks, everyone, for your comments. ...

Thanks, everyone, for your comments.




This is a bit of an illusion--or maybe manipulation is a better word to use--as the "tightness" comes from me judiciously pruning the plant to achieve...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-28-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By smweaver
It really is quite magnificent, in my opinion. My...

It really is quite magnificent, in my opinion. My C. Dinard's fragrance is rather light. Hopefully the Elizabeth Off parent improved on that.
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 11-28-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By smweaver
Does your tree fern take any direct sun, Roberta?...

Does your tree fern take any direct sun, Roberta? Do you know what species it is? I have read that they won't reach quite the proportions indoors (and in a pot) that they will outside (thankfully, in...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-27-2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By smweaver
Fantastic. It resembles Cattleya Dinard. Is that...

Fantastic. It resembles Cattleya Dinard. Is that (or one of its parents) in this one's background?
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-27-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 425
Posted By smweaver
Cattleya walkeriana

I bought this over a decade ago and it didn't have any other description than the word "lavender" after the genus and species names. It consists of twenty-eight fully leafed pseudobulbs and six...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 11-27-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By smweaver
Thank you for the reply. I hadn't really gotten...

Thank you for the reply. I hadn't really gotten to the stage of picking an actual species of philodendron to try, although the big boys (e.g. Philodendron giganteum) are, to me, quite attractive...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 11-26-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By smweaver
Questions regarding Australian tree ferns and philodendrons

Yes, this is absolutely off-topic for this board. But I'm hoping someone may be able to answer a number of questions for me about some potential orchid companions that I'd like to add to my sunroom....
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 10-31-2021, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By smweaver
If only I could train myself to live by such a...

If only I could train myself to live by such a rule. But I don't live in an area of the country that allows for that luxury. So out they go in the spring and back in they come in the fall. The only...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-30-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By smweaver
Good to know, Roberta. Thank you for the...

Good to know, Roberta. Thank you for the clarification. I kind of miss the old Schomburgkia name, but I know that's irrelevant.
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 10-30-2021, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By smweaver
How did the plant arrive from Ecuagenera? I'm...

How did the plant arrive from Ecuagenera? I'm just curious because I've always admired their list of stock, but I've been hesitant to purchase from them because I figured that no matter how health...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-30-2021, 07:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By smweaver
That's an excellent spike of blooms. The length...

That's an excellent spike of blooms. The length of the spikes on the myrmecophilas is fascinating.
Forum: Vendor Feedback 10-21-2021, 06:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,723
Posted By smweaver
I have purchased from them for decades. In fact,...

I have purchased from them for decades. In fact, they were one of the first firms that I went to for orchid purchases when I first started growing. And I agree with you that Jerry was always friendly...
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 10-19-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,649
Posted By smweaver
Excellent work. You've done very well with these....

Excellent work. You've done very well with these. Enjoy the flowers!

Steve
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-16-2021, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 711
Posted By smweaver
Thank you, Jeff214 and Leafmite, for the advice....

Thank you, Jeff214 and Leafmite, for the advice. I might try to keep them in the house this winter just as an experiment. I hate to part with them because I've found that they're not easily found,...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-15-2021, 07:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 711
Posted By smweaver
Thank you, Camille!

Thank you, Camille!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-15-2021, 05:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 711
Posted By smweaver
Thank you, everyone, for your feedback. ...

Thank you, everyone, for your feedback.

Steve and Leafmite, yes, I can keep them inside of the main area of the house, but the humidity never really climbs above 50% during the winter (the furnace...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-14-2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 711
Posted By smweaver
Cattleya dowiana and less-than ideal winter temps

So at the beginning of this spring I gave into an impulse and purchased a few seedlings of Cattleya dowiana. They have grown very well over the last five to six months, but now that winter is...
Forum: Orchids in the Wild 10-13-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 948
Posted By smweaver
That is excellent. What a great-looking plant (or...

That is excellent. What a great-looking plant (or colony of plants).
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 10-12-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By smweaver
I know it's undignified to drool with envy over...

I know it's undignified to drool with envy over something, but that's okay. This is worth it. Fabulous.
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 10-02-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,269
Posted By smweaver
They're all on Ebay from both Japanese and US...

They're all on Ebay from both Japanese and US sources.
Forum: Cymbidium Alliance 10-02-2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,269
Posted By smweaver
Thanks for the detailed information on how you...

Thanks for the detailed information on how you grow these. And please disregard the question I asked a few minutes ago in a separate post, regarding the potting mix. I see that you've already...
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