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Forum: Potting & Repotting 09-11-2021, 10:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,845
Posted By piping plover
Hereís my Lc. Park Ridge 'Thornridge' (Spring...

Hereís my Lc. Park Ridge 'Thornridge' (Spring Comet x C. mossiae). And speaking of escaping from the basket, itís learning a few tricks from its brother that I posted :) a few posts back. Itís the...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 09-09-2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,845
Posted By piping plover
Yes, so true ES. I almost didnít go to FL a few...

Yes, so true ES. I almost didnít go to FL a few weeks ago because of all the travel hassle. I am so glad I did though, the visit to the Marie Selby garden in Sarasota really made it worth the trip. ...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 09-09-2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,845
Posted By piping plover
Sound advice Roberta and with your orchid...

Sound advice Roberta and with your orchid collection it seems to be working well!
Forum: Members' Displays 09-08-2021, 10:14 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 55,699
Posted By piping plover
The nepanthes! So beguiling. Thanks for posting...

The nepanthes! So beguiling. Thanks for posting all those photos; itís amazing how many we can collect and then forget that we have. All the great gardener coffee table books that can be made with...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 09-08-2021, 10:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,845
Posted By piping plover
Satellite pot orbiting the large Cattleya basket

So, look what has happened with my little satellite pot orbiting my large cattleya basket. Of all the growths this cattleya produced this summer, the only one with a sheath is the lead that escaped...
Forum: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance 09-08-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By piping plover
Well grown DC! First time I have seen that...

Well grown DC! First time I have seen that variety. The elongated buds are so amazing; you just know something cool is developing there. Seems to be happy in that small pot size. Sometimes I think...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 09-08-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By piping plover
Beautiful color patterns on that phal ES. Nice...

Beautiful color patterns on that phal ES. Nice choice. I always feel good buying one of those noid ones from the grocery store. I feel like they offer interesting colors and Iím happy to be giving...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 09-04-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 916
Posted By piping plover
Beautiful colors and variety!

Beautiful colors and variety!
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 09-04-2021, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By piping plover
Stunning colors!

Stunning colors!
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 09-04-2021, 09:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 190
Posted By piping plover
BLC. Terri HendersoníBarbaraí

My BLC. TERRI HENDERSON 'BARBARA' is in bloom. It started as chartreuse green with purple and will gradually go rich yellow with red lip.
Forum: Species 08-24-2021, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By piping plover
Thanks ES. Ah yes, I looked that up and I think...

Thanks ES. Ah yes, I looked that up and I think you got it. Very unusual blooms, they really stretch the imagination on what a flower looks like; as bizarre as the foliage.
Forum: Species 08-23-2021, 11:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By piping plover
A GIANT Phaleonopsis?

Does anyone know the name of this orchid? It looks like a Jurassic era phaleonopsis 😁. Iíd be curious to see what the flowers look like; although with such extraordinary leaves something tells me...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 08-06-2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 908
Posted By piping plover
Six week update on vanda surgery

Six week update on the vanda surgery. The bottom cut piece has produced three vegetative growths. The bottom cut has also put out many branches to the existing roots. The top cut has produced...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 07-28-2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By piping plover
Thanks again Roberta! That makes sense to me. ...

Thanks again Roberta! That makes sense to me.

BTW - amazing photo of that hummingbird and orchid on your website. Looks like a Natl Geo quality photo!
Forum: Potting & Repotting 07-28-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By piping plover
Thank you Roberta for your helpful reply. Much...

Thank you Roberta for your helpful reply. Much appreciated and that makes sense to me. I do have sphag on hand and will use that instead.

Also, I mostly see the stanhopeas grown in wire baskets...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 07-28-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By piping plover
Dyed sheet moss - Okay to use to line basket?

Is there any reason not to use that dyed sheet moss to line a wooden basket to hold in orchid media? I have seen some orchid enthsiasts use this online. I have only used it for decoration. I...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 07-23-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 592
Posted By piping plover
Cattleya trianaei from ecuagenera

Was happy to see my ecuagenera package at my door today; my first order from them. Was pleased with my 2 anthuriums and the Brassia gireoudiana.

The Cattleya trianaei has healthy plump...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 07-17-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,845
Posted By piping plover
Thanks SP! Yes I agree. I like the look of wood...

Thanks SP! Yes I agree. I like the look of wood baskets but they are much more difficult than clay pots for repotting extras. Thatís my only regret with putting all my orchids in baskets years...
Forum: Potting & Repotting 07-17-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,845
Posted By piping plover
Wood basket with satellite pot

Hi all, I still have not repotted this large cattleya into another basket. I do have an enormous wooden basket I picked up on my last trip to Florida, but Iíd have to charge it rent for all the...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 07-12-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,406
Posted By piping plover
Iíve been fascinated by online photos of the...

Iíve been fascinated by online photos of the Rhynchostylis retusa. Great job on growing that. Iím curious about difficulty to getting these to bloom up north. If I can get my cattleyas, vanda, and...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 07-11-2021, 09:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 908
Posted By piping plover
Itís been less than a month since the vanda...

Itís been less than a month since the vanda surgery and I am seeing substantial root tips emerging on the top cut vanda. Also, what appears to be a vegetative growth tip on the top of the bottom cut...
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 07-08-2021, 10:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 908
Posted By piping plover
Thank you. Am taking full advantage of our...

Thank you. Am taking full advantage of our summer months to get it as strong as possible for the dark months. When I picked this up from the boarding greenhouse this year I hardly recognized it. ...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 07-08-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,287
Posted By piping plover
Thank you for the cultural advice Iíll definitely...

Thank you for the cultural advice Iíll definitely keep that in mind once I purchase.
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 07-08-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,287
Posted By piping plover
Beautiful blooms Roberta. I am researching...

Beautiful blooms Roberta. I am researching stanhopea as Iíd like to try growing them. I actually have in my shopping cart for ecuagenera the 2 that you mention above: occulata and wardii. Do they...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 07-08-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,202
Posted By piping plover
Inspiring photos. Great job! I actually just...

Inspiring photos. Great job! I actually just started learning about stanhopeas and am thinking about ordering some from ecuagenera. Iím researching the species and varieties available to choose...
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