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Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-15-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By Jeff214
I third isurus79's suggestion. I've kept mine...

I third isurus79's suggestion. I've kept mine going inside my home (60-70 range in winter) under a grow light. It was difficult to get the roots to dry out quickly inside the home and I found that...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-15-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 476
Posted By Jeff214
beautiful shot - colors are very nice.

beautiful shot - colors are very nice.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-13-2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By Jeff214
A beauty!

A beauty!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-11-2021, 11:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By Jeff214
Good growing - I'm excited for your spike! Please...

Good growing - I'm excited for your spike! Please share photos when it blooms.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-11-2021, 11:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 573
Posted By Jeff214
Now fully opened, a faint spicy fragrance. ...

Now fully opened, a faint spicy fragrance.

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Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-08-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 573
Posted By Jeff214
Ah, just didn't want to bore people if it's a...

Ah, just didn't want to bore people if it's a commonplace occurrence. Anyway, the difference in that Cattleya is stark!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-07-2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 573
Posted By Jeff214
That's quite surprising that these differences...

That's quite surprising that these differences are common. The first flower was waxy, glossy, with heavy substance like certain bifoliates. The current blooms are thin, matte, and are much more...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-07-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 573
Posted By Jeff214
First bloom was cultured under grow lights. The...

First bloom was cultured under grow lights. The second was grown outdoors in bright shade. Admittedly the "experimental conditions" aren't comparable, I do this frequently with most of my plants. I...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-07-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 573
Posted By Jeff214
First and second blooms

Cattleya Peckhaviensis x Cattleya luteola bloomed for the second time and the blooms were quite an improvement over the first bloom! I know that's relatively common with Cattleyas but didn't realize...
Forum: Identification Forum 10-06-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 334
Posted By Jeff214
Reminds me of a Brassada Orange Delight

Reminds me of a Brassada Orange Delight
Forum: Potting & Repotting 10-03-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 747
Posted By Jeff214
Nice recovery and blooms!

Nice recovery and blooms!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-02-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By Jeff214
Thanks everyone for the kind words. The fragrance...

Thanks everyone for the kind words. The fragrance has gotten strong the last few days and changing from a citrus/vanilla/chocolate to more of a spicy citrus.

I was reading that both C. aclandiae...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-30-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By Jeff214
First blooms on C. Princesse Clementine x C. velutina

Here is the first bloom on a hybrid between C. Princesse Clementine (C. aclandiae x C. dowiana) and C. velutina. The plant is small, the p-bulbs are ~3.5" tall with ~3.5" blooms! The flower began to...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-29-2021, 01:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 773
Posted By Jeff214
Bradford pear trees are planted all over...

Bradford pear trees are planted all over Nashville, TN and it was awful. It would be raining pollen for a few days each spring and everything would be covered by it. The scent was intense and...
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum 09-28-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By Jeff214
niveum smells faintly of sweet rose.

niveum smells faintly of sweet rose.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-28-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 773
Posted By Jeff214
Hmm it reminds me how a bradford pear tree smells...

Hmm it reminds me how a bradford pear tree smells like, but with some spiciness. I have a C. amethystoglossa, but it's still pretty small. Hopefully, I will be able to compare one of these days.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-26-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 773
Posted By Jeff214
Thanks everyone for the kind words! I've...

Thanks everyone for the kind words!

I've been shifting towards Cattleya species, but I was really curious what this cross might look like. C. amethystoglossa clearly is dominating here but I love...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-25-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 773
Posted By Jeff214
Lc. Floralia's Azul 'Sandra' x C. amethystoglossa coerulea 'Blue Sky

Here are the first blooms opening on a C. amethystoglossa hybrid, Lc. Floralia's Azul 'Sandra' x C. amethystoglossa coerulea 'Blue Sky'. I got this from Carter and Holmes Sep 2019, and it's been a...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-23-2021, 12:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By Jeff214
Thanks, I have. It's a great resource but I was...

Thanks, I have. It's a great resource but I was hoping to hear additional experience from fellow growers. I've often found that different strains can be more forgiving (or sometimes much more...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-21-2021, 11:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By Jeff214
Thanks for the additional info! My low temps are...

Thanks for the additional info! My low temps are about to dip below 60 oF and looks like perfect timing to bring it inside.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-21-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 396
Posted By Jeff214
Anyone grow Cattleya lawrenceana?

Does anyone have experience growing Cattleya lawrenceana? I recently imported a variety of Cattleya species and all have been doing well...except for this guy.

It came in bud, blasted, and now I...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-19-2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 446
Posted By Jeff214
I have a couple complex hybrids with C. forbesii...

I have a couple complex hybrids with C. forbesii in its lineage and they do bloom 2-3 times a year (sometimes more). Rby. Golden Tang is 25% forbesii and 25% nodosa... which makes it a flowering...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 09-16-2021, 12:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By Jeff214
Those are ptarmigan, indeed! I really like...

Those are ptarmigan, indeed!

I really like the unusual p-bulbs too. Reminds me of Den. hancockii or Den. linearifolium. Nice growing!
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-14-2021, 12:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 446
Posted By Jeff214
Chadwick and Sons Orchids?

Chadwick and Sons Orchids?
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 09-10-2021, 03:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By Jeff214
There are small bulbs somewhere in that pot. They...

There are small bulbs somewhere in that pot. They keep their single leaves for a while before it defoliates. The pendant spike made it so wobbly, I threw it in a larger pot. This is the only...
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