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Forum: Cattleya Alliance Today, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 525
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 Today, 07:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 391
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 Today, 03:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,128
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 Today, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 93
Posted By Shadeflower
gl with it.

gl with it.
Forum: Beginner Discussion Today, 01:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 391
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 Today, 01:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,318
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 Today, 10:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 505
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 Today, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,346
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 Today, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 263
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 Today, 09:11 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,972
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 Today, 08:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 316
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 Today, 08:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 263
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 Today, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 139
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 Yesterday, 07:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 523
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 Yesterday, 07:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,128
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 Yesterday, 06:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 523
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 Yesterday, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 162
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 Yesterday, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 162
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 Yesterday, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
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 Yesterday, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 121
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...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 253
Posted By Shadeflower
I would have tipped on them enjoying the sound of...

I would have tipped on them enjoying the sound of outdoor crickets but that would be dismissing DC as the grower so without him they would have ended in the bin.
I would have tried to haggle for a...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 02:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 263
Posted By Shadeflower
that's a great hybrid. Would love to have that...

that's a great hybrid.
Would love to have that too.
Forum: Potting & Repotting Yesterday, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 139
Posted By Shadeflower
this one unlike the other one has plenty of room...

this one unlike the other one has plenty of room and the pot is so soft the bulb will be able to push it outwards several cm's.

It looks happy where it is and can probably stay in this pot for at...
Forum: Advanced Discussion Yesterday, 11:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 523
Posted By Shadeflower
you could call it good brain storming or even...

you could call it good brain storming or even teamwork.
Just took Keith to pop into his greenhouse for 2 minutes. For Roberta to find the relevant product specs
And we are all happier we discovered...
Forum: Bulbophyllum Alliance Yesterday, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 89
Posted By Shadeflower
don't think many would have gotten this far from...

don't think many would have gotten this far from your description - they look really good.
They sound expensive though for that size

only a bit more to go (found on google) had to check how big...
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