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Forum: Dendrobium Alliance Today, 12:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 393
Posted By Roberta
The humidity difference is the big factor. Also...

The humidity difference is the big factor. Also temperature range. California rain tends to be intermittent. We might get a few days or even a few weeks in a row that are wet, but even then it...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance Today, 11:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 393
Posted By Roberta
My Den kingianums, speciosums, and assorted...

My Den kingianums, speciosums, and assorted Aussie Den hybrids that have those as parents get whatever Mother Nature throws at them. It rains for a few days or even a couple of weeks, then the sun...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance Yesterday, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By Roberta
I have two divisions of a super-vigorous Ctsm...

I have two divisions of a super-vigorous Ctsm expansum. A friend who lives in a similar climate has grown it outside. I have once piece in the GH, one that will stay outside under the eaves. We'll...
Forum: Introductions - Break the Ice ! Yesterday, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 65
Posted By Roberta
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera Yesterday, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 98
Posted By Roberta
"veg prop" (vegetative propagation) = division...

"veg prop" (vegetative propagation) = division (as opposed to seedling either by seed propagation or mericlone) is how I'd interpret it but tmoney will have to verify.

This one is a primary...
Forum: Potting & Repotting Yesterday, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,106
Posted By Roberta
That one really is a beast... keep that Sawzall...

That one really is a beast... keep that Sawzall handy. What a show!
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening Yesterday, 12:30 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 150,604
Posted By Roberta
I eagerly await the sprouting and growing and...

I eagerly await the sprouting and growing and blooming of this cuthbertsonii offspring!
Forum: Vendor Feedback Yesterday, 12:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By Roberta
For species of any sort, Andy's Orchids...

For species of any sort, Andy's Orchids (https://beta.andysorchids.com/) (If you don's see what you want, ask them because the website has only about 20% of what they actually have at any time)
For...
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance Yesterday, 02:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 134
Posted By Roberta
Here's another possibility... Pleurothallis...

Here's another possibility... Pleurothallis leptotifolia. Saw this on the Tarzane Group website. Succlulent leaves, yellow flowers but not globular. PLEUROTHALLIS LEPTOTIFOLIA MINIATURE ORCHID...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 12-03-2022, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By Roberta
Great save! Indeed, you discovered that...

Great save! Indeed, you discovered that especially with fungal issues, "tincture of fresh air" can work better than chemical treatments.
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 12-02-2022, 11:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 214
Posted By Roberta
And I almost missed the blooming. I had a...

And I almost missed the blooming. I had a vacation planned... the buds were getting fatter and fatter. They popped before I got home, but I think only the day before, so I got to enjoy them. That...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 12-02-2022, 10:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 214
Posted By Roberta
Thanks! Dendrochilums in general are really...

Thanks! Dendrochilums in general are really rewarding for flower power. (Ddc. cobbianum will be putting on a show for next month) Ddc. magnum has a spicy, almost smoky fragrance. (Some people...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 12-02-2022, 10:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By Roberta
You'll also see which ones do well and which...

You'll also see which ones do well and which don't. For instance, I have a C. pecivalliana that has been blooming for about 6 weeks in the house. But if I bring Stenoglottis longifolia inside, the...
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 12-02-2022, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 134
Posted By Roberta
When you are searching, either use both genera,...

When you are searching, either use both genera, or just use the species... Just because it has been reclassified doesn't mean that the original genus isn't still in wide use...

Another thought...
Forum: Orchid Lounge 12-02-2022, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 161
Posted By Roberta
Cattleya Hawaiian Wedding Song Orchidwiz...

Cattleya Hawaiian Wedding Song

Orchidwiz search does find a bunch of Phals with "Wedding" in the name, but they're all at least a few years old (based on registration date) so likely not currently...
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance 12-02-2022, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 134
Posted By Roberta
First, Welcome! (check for Pleurothallis...

First, Welcome!

(check for Pleurothallis (Specklinia) grobyi ... with one "i")
(1) no clue... but was probably mis-identified. Flower shape sounds a lot like Scaphosepalum verrucosum, another...
Forum: Identification Forum 12-02-2022, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By Roberta
Possibly Blc (Rth) Love Sound 'Sweet Dreams' ......

Possibly Blc (Rth) Love Sound 'Sweet Dreams' ... that cultivar isn't awarded so not in a record.

Note the space in Love Sound ... will help you search for it.
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 12-02-2022, 12:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 393
Posted By Roberta
Yes. These are very cold-tolerant. In fact, for...

Yes. These are very cold-tolerant. In fact, for this whole group of Aussie Dens, I think that overnight cold works just as well (maybe better) as a spring-bloom trigger. Light frost (29-30 deg F)...
Forum: Growing Under Lights 12-02-2022, 01:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By Roberta
I think 16 hours is too much for any time of...

I think 16 hours is too much for any time of year. Orchids native to the tropics experience 12 hours of daylight all year around. Those from somewhat higher latitudes will experience more seasonal...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 12-01-2022, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 159
Posted By Roberta
It's a great little species. I have only grown...

It's a great little species. I have only grown it mounted, and it seems to do really well that way. I have noticed that it does sometimes get pollinated, maybe a hummingbird taking a taste, or else...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 12-01-2022, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By Roberta
First, Welcome! Yes. Once the spike has...

First, Welcome!

Yes. Once the spike has initiated, I think that the plant should be back in a warmer spot.
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 12-01-2022, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 214
Posted By Roberta
Thanks! For what it's worth, most of my...

Thanks! For what it's worth, most of my Angraecums grow pretty slowly. (Probably do beat cacti, though) I figure that the environment they get (temperature, humidity etc.)is in the range of what...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 12-01-2022, 12:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 322
Posted By Roberta
I have also found that "full sun" isn't "my full...

I have also found that "full sun" isn't "my full sun". In nature, they may grow exposed, but there is lots of cloud cover since it rains a lot there. Where I live, " full sun" means 12-13 hours of...
Forum: Vendor Feedback 12-01-2022, 12:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 322
Posted By Roberta
I'm also surprised at the advice for dry winter...

I'm also surprised at the advice for dry winter rest, too. I took a look at the Baker Culture Sheet for the species, and it advises growing conditions all year just cutting back water a little if it...
Forum: Greenhouse Gardening 12-01-2022, 12:46 AM
Replies: 735
Views: 150,604
Posted By Roberta
Cute! I do like the high flower-to-plant ratio...

Cute! I do like the high flower-to-plant ratio of the Den. microbulbon, and I have always loved Den. peguanum. Beautifully photographed, as always.
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