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Forum: Cattleya Alliance Today, 04:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By SouthPark
I have heard of and seen pics of the Lc. Dinard...

I have heard of and seen pics of the Lc. Dinard 'Blue Heaven'. The features of that flower - including the beautiful violet colours are remarkable!

In the RHS orchid register, I was able to find...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By SouthPark
Know what you mean LM! Getting to the flowering...

Know what you mean LM! Getting to the flowering size can take quite a while! It's sort of like watching orchids grow hehehe
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-24-2021, 10:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By SouthPark
Rlc. George King 'Serendipity'

Interesting cross name! And also interesting clonal name too. I haven't seen the flowers of this popular one with own eyes yet, but pinkish apricot colours are said to be very nice. I had a juvenile...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-24-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 446
Posted By SouthPark
Looks extremely nice - very beautiful. If the...

Looks extremely nice - very beautiful. If the tepals happen to remain stuck around the lip area - such as after a day or so, then very slowly and gently ----- use the fingers (very delicately and...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-23-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 942
Posted By SouthPark
Thanks for mentioning those details. What sort of...

Thanks for mentioning those details. What sort of fungicide did you use?
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-21-2021, 10:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 942
Posted By SouthPark
Just uploading a couple of pics to show what I do...

Just uploading a couple of pics to show what I do in the tropics to avoid rot - particularly crown rot. The humidity is generally ok here - so I can just add water to the media in regions away from...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-21-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 942
Posted By SouthPark
Thriodien ------ what did that phal arrive in?...

Thriodien ------ what did that phal arrive in? Did it arrive in that same sort of wet sphagnum media tub? Sometimes - if the orchid sits in a box (in shipping) with stem and/or roots encased in a...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-20-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 942
Posted By SouthPark
Do you have 'scoria' over there in Cairo? aka...

Do you have 'scoria' over there in Cairo? aka ---- lava rock. In the tropics over here, I grow my phals in lava rock. One of the phals I grow is a species one ... a Phal. bellina ..... growing nicely...
Forum: Advanced Discussion 09-19-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 702
Posted By SouthPark
Assuming a goal (just as an example only) is to...

Assuming a goal (just as an example only) is to have a orchid pic with flowers looking unblemished, with symmetrical features and text-book orchid judging appearance ----- it's true that some...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-19-2021, 04:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 321
Posted By SouthPark
It's ok. As long as you provide suitable growing...

It's ok. As long as you provide suitable growing conditions for this orchid, then everything will be just fine. As in good temperature and humidity, and lighting conditions - and avoid having media...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-18-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 481
Posted By SouthPark
That's just terrible. They need to make a movie...

That's just terrible. They need to make a movie out of that one! Contract movie deal.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-18-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By SouthPark
Nice! The third photo shows the bud out of the...

Nice! The third photo shows the bud out of the sheath. So all systems are still go. Go at throttle up.


The sheath has a feature where something from the inside (eg. buds that and bud spike) that...
Forum: Pet Depot 09-18-2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 17,030
Posted By SouthPark
Gingercat not photo-bombing this time hehe I...

Gingercat not photo-bombing this time hehe

I put this photo in the cattleya section as well.

Google drive link (higher res) : Pic link...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-18-2021, 12:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 481
Posted By SouthPark
Very beautiful ----- white flowers and the...

Very beautiful ----- white flowers and the yellow, and very nice shapes.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-18-2021, 12:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By SouthPark
Rth. Dal's Emperor 'Allan'

It's yellow flowers time once again!

This time - a size comparison to start with - with gingercat as our reference heheh.

Gingercat is a relatively small sized cat. So here we have a small cat...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 09-17-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By SouthPark
Shade ---- your plant appears to be normal and...

Shade ---- your plant appears to be normal and just fine. The illustration even shows 3 leaves. Eventually your plant will develop bulbs with 2 or leaves, or even more.
Forum: About this board 09-17-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By SouthPark
Thanks shade! Nice info about the 'remember me'....

Thanks shade! Nice info about the 'remember me'. That's definitely handy to know here.
Forum: About this board 09-17-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By SouthPark
Login issues - with firefox (but not major)

I've noticed this particular situation with firefox web-browser for quite a while now - and it only happens with orchidboard. But not anything major ------ where sometimes I just login .... and the...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-17-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By SouthPark
It's a possibility for sure shade. For catts - in...

It's a possibility for sure shade. For catts - in the natural environment ------ they probably don't generally have algae - or at least that much on the roots ---- or algae surrounding the roots.
...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-17-2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By SouthPark
Nice information Camille. Certainly a possibility...

Nice information Camille. Certainly a possibility about algae possibly involved with the issue somehow. Some people report having no issue with algae build-up on roots, while others report that algae...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 09-17-2021, 03:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By SouthPark
There appears to be one very long and good root...

There appears to be one very long and good root hanging out in the open ..... and maybe some alive ones around the top of the pot. Definitely plenty of room for recovery.

Hopefully there are some...
Forum: Photography 09-16-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,401
Posted By SouthPark
You captured the sparkle/glitter (aka crystalline...

You captured the sparkle/glitter (aka crystalline flash look) really well. Very nice shot.
Forum: Orchid Lounge 09-15-2021, 11:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,170
Posted By SouthPark
Nice catch Fuerte! Excellent pics. The flowers...

Nice catch Fuerte! Excellent pics. The flowers are beautiful.
Forum: Advanced Discussion 09-15-2021, 11:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 702
Posted By SouthPark
For the third (bottom-most) pic ...... the...

For the third (bottom-most) pic ...... the right-hand side petal is merely just facing forward a bit more, and just got stuck in that position. It's not a problem. All you have to do is to use your...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 09-15-2021, 07:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 378
Posted By SouthPark
Definitely a possibility! amethysto's lip...

Definitely a possibility!

amethysto's lip can have the appearance, or even be like hard plastic.

There is a different route for flowers like this ..... which is the Caudabec Candy route, where...
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