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Forum: Cattleya Alliance Yesterday, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 135
Posted By Jeff214
I'm jealous! I miss those Bettergro bag babies.

I'm jealous! I miss those Bettergro bag babies.
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 12-04-2022, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By Jeff214
Oh they are? Interesting. Since Fred grows the...

Oh they are? Interesting. Since Fred grows the Catasetinae in the hottest part of his green house, I assumed they were all cold sensitive. Maybe I will try growing one or two outside...
Forum: Beginner Discussion 11-26-2022, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By Jeff214
I agree that you just have to try a couple and...

I agree that you just have to try a couple and see what works. my galeopetalum (with both cool and warm growing parents) do ok in the shade in So Cal. My Odonts, Miltoniopsis, sophronitis did not...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-26-2022, 08:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By Jeff214
And now we have Cattleya José Martí open. It's...

And now we have Cattleya José Martí open. It's floofy, frilly, and fragrant. A lovely hybrid! It isn't doing well for me... but been hanging on :(
...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-25-2022, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By Jeff214
Thanks, the C. labiata has flowered a few times...

Thanks, the C. labiata has flowered a few times and I think it's really starting to pick up. The others were mostly the very first blooms on seedlings Ive had for a few years and hopefully they...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-23-2022, 09:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By Jeff214
Cattleyas currently in bloom

Here are some recent cattleyas in bloom.

Cattleya labiata f. coerulea

This one blooms freely throughout the year. Has a nice lotion like fragrance. 4 Blooms on a spike. Another sheath on the...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 11-20-2022, 01:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By Jeff214
very nice!

very nice!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-19-2022, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By Jeff214
I mean I miss it because I’m not there any more...

I mean I miss it because I’m not there any more :)

But yeah it does seem pretty crazy over there. Hope everyone is safe and warm!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-19-2022, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By Jeff214
Beautiful! I love the elegant droopy-ness.

Beautiful! I love the elegant droopy-ness.
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-19-2022, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By Jeff214
Mine seems to be doing ok down into the low 40oF...

Mine seems to be doing ok down into the low 40oF (5 oC) in San Diego. The buds started to open up this morning.

It certainly makes me chuckle to see people in full winter jackets and mufflers when...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-10-2022, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By Jeff214
wow that's a beautiful one!

wow that's a beautiful one!
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-10-2022, 12:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By Jeff214
congrats - it's a great cross!

congrats - it's a great cross!
Forum: Vendor Feedback 11-08-2022, 12:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By Jeff214
I'd say that is misleading to a reasonable buyer....

I'd say that is misleading to a reasonable buyer. Even with the right intentions, the seller should understand why you'd might have expected something else. I find that aspect most troubling.
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Forum: Cattleya Alliance 11-06-2022, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By Jeff214
Nice! lovely colors.

Nice! lovely colors.
Forum: Dendrobium Alliance 10-30-2022, 12:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 729
Posted By Jeff214
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Forum: Beginner Discussion 10-29-2022, 12:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By Jeff214
I probably live a bit more inland than you but I...

I probably live a bit more inland than you but I grow a couple of Vandas outdoors until the lows hit the low 50s. I forgot to bring them in this week and it did get some minor cold damage. Some of...
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 10-27-2022, 10:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 597
Posted By Jeff214
I've never pollinated an orchid but we'll see!...

I've never pollinated an orchid but we'll see! The bloom period for this one is very short. maybe a week
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 10-22-2022, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 597
Posted By Jeff214
beautiful!

beautiful!
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 10-22-2022, 06:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 597
Posted By Jeff214
Here are some close ups: Looks sort of like...

Here are some close ups:

Looks sort of like an ear lobe...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52446866408_aeb9b2d31c_b.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52446625674_0aa1ab12b0_b.jpg
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Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 10-22-2022, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 597
Posted By Jeff214
Perhaps "strongly fermented fruit" might be a...

Perhaps "strongly fermented fruit" might be a better term. It reminds me of durian or fermented foods. It's just not my cup of tea!

Thanks, I grow them outdoors Apr-Nov, and indoors Dec-Mar or so....
Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 10-22-2022, 02:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 597
Posted By Jeff214
Cycnoches cooperi

Here is Cycnoches cooperi 'SVO' x Cycnoches cooperi 'Mem. Pat Worthington' from SVO. This one seems to be my most reliable bloomer among my catasetinae. The blooms are darker than what's captured...
Forum: Cattleya Alliance 10-21-2022, 12:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,430
Posted By Jeff214
It finished its new growth in March, and laid...

It finished its new growth in March, and laid dormant until this week... I see a nubbin!

It seems like it's still on South American time after a year it was imported.

...
Forum: Orchid Show Announcements 10-16-2022, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,214
Posted By Jeff214
No, I meant to drive up there but got lazy....

No, I meant to drive up there but got lazy. Sounds like you got a nice haul!
Forum: Vanda Alliance - others 10-16-2022, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,061
Posted By Jeff214
Is it spiking because it's been gloomy in...

Is it spiking because it's been gloomy in Southern California? Who knows... glad anyway!

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52433358269_96fe98d439_c.jpg
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Forum: Catasetum and Stanhopea Alliance 10-15-2022, 08:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,197
Posted By Jeff214
I've had the exact same question on my mind. My...

I've had the exact same question on my mind. My clowesias and cycnoches bloom pretty well the first/second year but I havent gotten a single Catasetum/hybrid (I have 8) to bloom in three years since...
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