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Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum Today, 04:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,076
Posted By Roberta
DC, if you have NOIDs, send pix or links to...

DC, if you have NOIDs, send pix or links to pix... often leaf shape (and markings if present) can give a clue as to at least which group the Paph is in, which in turn can give an indication of...
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera Today, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 748
Posted By Roberta
I would wait a bit to repot... wait until it...

I would wait a bit to repot... wait until it loses leaves, also when the weather cools off if possible. Perlite won't hold nearly enough moisture to keep it happy. I use small bark with some cactus...
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera Today, 02:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 748
Posted By Roberta
I think the tuber will be OK. I don't dry mine...

I think the tuber will be OK. I don't dry mine out in winter at all, even as the leaves dry up... since new growth starts soon after the old fades. So keep watering it.
Forum: Cypripedium Alliance - Paphiopedilum Today, 02:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,076
Posted By Roberta
Might just be a matter of choosing the right...

Might just be a matter of choosing the right Paphs... Some like to be on the cooler side, but the warm-growing ones (like the multiflorals) likely can be made happy in south Florida. (My general...
Forum: Advanced Discussion Today, 12:34 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 22,990
Posted By Roberta
Oh wow, that one is gorgeous! If it were mine,...

Oh wow, that one is gorgeous! If it were mine, I'd just drop the whole thing into a larger terracotta pot (perhaps with an inverted pot at the bottom to create an air space and give the roots some...
Forum: Advanced Discussion Today, 12:18 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 22,990
Posted By Roberta
Beautiful roots! That plant (ID?) is telling you...

Beautiful roots! That plant (ID?) is telling you that it doesn't like pots... suggest hanging it up (or put on a plant stand to get it off the ground, anchor well so it doesn't get knocked over or...
Forum: Pleurothallis Alliance Today, 01:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By Roberta
I don't have this particular Scaphosepalum, but...

I don't have this particular Scaphosepalum, but I have a bunch of others and I think they have similar behavior. I find that they put out some flowers sequentially on a spike, then the spikes poop...
Forum: Identification Forum Yesterday, 09:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 801
Posted By Roberta
Currently accepted name is definitely Phal. Sogo...

Currently accepted name is definitely Phal. Sogo Vivien. When it was registered it was Doritaenopsis Sogo Vivien, but its name was changed as a result of the reclassification of Doritis as...
Forum: Miscellaneous & Other Genera Yesterday, 09:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 748
Posted By Roberta
It's pretty early to be losing foliage - I just...

It's pretty early to be losing foliage - I just took a look at mine, and foliage is still growing, no sign of spikes yet, don't really expect spikes until September or October based on history of my...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom Yesterday, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 185
Posted By Roberta
Thanks! Normally, when I am home, I will find a...

Thanks! Normally, when I am home, I will find a few new blooms each day... but after being gone for 10 days, it was a deluge!
Forum: Identification Forum Yesterday, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 801
Posted By Roberta
I don't know exactly when Doritis was...

I don't know exactly when Doritis was reclassified as Phalaenopsis, I think it was within the last few years. There were a bunch of other reclassifications in the Vandaceous group at the same time. ...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom Yesterday, 04:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,086
Posted By Roberta
Spectacular show!

Spectacular show!
Forum: Orchids in Bloom Yesterday, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 186
Posted By Roberta
Sigh... but then I miss some of them. I actually...

Sigh... but then I miss some of them. I actually got spoiled by a whole year - plus of not going anywhere and not missing any blooms.
Forum: Orchids in Bloom Yesterday, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 185
Posted By Roberta
You're very welcome!

You're very welcome!
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 07-23-2021, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 185
Posted By Roberta
For what it's worth, I got my plant from Hengduan...

For what it's worth, I got my plant from Hengduan Mountains Biotechnology in Chendu, Sichuan, China. They ship to the US about twice a year. I wonder if they ship to Australia. (I suspect that they...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 07-23-2021, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By Roberta
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 07-23-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 185
Posted By Roberta
Thanks! Aerides rosea has a faint "floral"...

Thanks! Aerides rosea has a faint "floral" scent... nothing special. The plant of this particular species is rather large for the genus - about 8 inches (20 cm) with hard, strap-shaped leaves that...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 07-23-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 186
Posted By Roberta
I think that it has the potential to become a...

I think that it has the potential to become a beast... Andy (Andy's Orchids) whacked off a piece of a monster plant and it has taken awhile to establish, but reward finally! It seems to need a fair...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 07-23-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 186
Posted By Roberta
At least you got to see (and smell) one!

At least you got to see (and smell) one!
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 07-23-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 185
Posted By Roberta
More "While I was away"

Had to break up the list...

Cattleya leopoldii (tigrina), labeled "coerulea" which it certainly isn't. Instead, a very interesting peloric (lip pattern in petals)
Google Photos...
Forum: Orchids in Bloom 07-23-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 186
Posted By Roberta
While I was away...

I was on vacation for about 10 days, and the orchids had an orgy of blooming. First, the saddest part, the Stanhopeas. Stan. tigrina...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 07-23-2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 408
Posted By Roberta
Please note that this is the "Off Topic -...

Please note that this is the "Off Topic - Totally" Forum, the correct place for comments that aren't related to orchids. There is nothing in this thread that attacks any member, or breaks other...
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 07-23-2021, 12:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 408
Posted By Roberta
It was nasty before COVID... But having decimated...

It was nasty before COVID... But having decimated their staff, now they are sparing no pain to make up for lost time (money)
Forum: Off Topic - Totally 07-23-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 408
Posted By Roberta
DC, Yikes! Now I don't feel so bad about my...

DC, Yikes! Now I don't feel so bad about my just-returned-from Alaska trip where I think that Alaska Airlines keeps its schedule on an etch-a-sketch ... I managed to avoid truly horrid situations...
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 07-23-2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By Roberta
Thanks! This one, for my conditions, is really...

Thanks! This one, for my conditions, is really easy because the plant tells exactly what it wants. Reliably loses leaves in the fall, one of the few things that I actually dry out, I fear that it...
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