Rhynchostylis gigantea alba

Rhynchostylis gigantea alba

Purchased from Le PARADIS DES ORCHIDÉES in Montreal in August 2016 as orange variety. It took 4 years to bloom it and discover that it is actually alba. Very slow grower for me but blooms in winter and does not require artificial light supplement to spike. It produced spike just on the windowsill. Probably drop […]

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Neofinetia falcata 'Benimousou' 紅無双

Neofinetia falcata ‘Benimusou’ 紅無双

Purchased from Flora Peculia in September 2020. Miniature bean type variety with thick, wide and short leaves, I think it looks very cute and unusual for neofinetia. It is said that this variety was selected from the cross of Benikujaku and Yodonomatsu along with another variety called Oomusou, the difference between them is that Benimusou […]

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Dimorphorchis rossii

Dimorphorchis rossii

Purchased from NT Orchids in October 2020. Large plant with long floppy leaves, I had to tie the leaves into a “ponytail” to keep them from bending all over the place. On arrival there was not much roots on it but lately I am noticing some new green tips, so hopefully more new roots will […]

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Neofinetia falcata ‘Keiga’ 慶賀

Neofinetia falcata ‘Keiga’ 慶賀

Purchased from Flora Peculia at Montreal OrchidExpo in March 2019. It came with one main variegated growth and two small solid green ones. Since then it produced 4 more solid green fans and finally during theyear 2020 growing season it created two variegated fans. Keiga is a very dynamic variety where variegation changes from growth […]

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Catasetum tenebrosum

Catasetum tenebrosum

Purchased from Tropical Gardens Orchids in May 2020. Plant spent long time in shipping and arrived with rotted new growth. I got full refund for this plant from the vendor. Amazingly the old backbulb produced me a new growth that is currently blooming with two spikes. Blooms are fragrant with soapy and spicy smell that […]

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