Aerides flabellata

Aerides flabellata

Also known as Vanda flabellata. Received the plant from ResQuetzal in orchid trade during summer 2020. Healthy orchid with many roots, it bloomed previously on each node… Wondering if it will bloom for me. It gets the same care as all my vandas and grows bare rooted in empty clay pot.

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Psychopsis papilio

Psychopsis papilio

Purchased from Crystal Star Orchids in May 2020. There was a spike starting on the plant when it arrived. Spike progressed well and bloomed during summer 2020 with gorgeous flower. Then it produced second bud and bloomed again. Then it stopped blooming and had dried bud sheaths at the end, I thought spike was done […]

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Neofinetia falcata 'Senzai' 千載

Neofinetia falcata ‘Senzai’ 千載

Purchased from Flora Peculia in September 2018, one of my first neofinetia purchases. Miniature bean leaf type, slow growing for me. Senzai means “A thousand years”, that’s probably how long it will take to grow it into the specimen that can bloom. This variety is believed to be hard to bloom and needs many growths […]

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Phragmipedium Predator

Phragmipedium Predator

Purchased from Ecuagenera in July 2020. Phrag. Predator = Phrag. richteri x Phrag. humboldtii Currently there is a main growths and two smaller fans. Plant has decent root system. It grows potted into mix of orchiata with sponge rock with some crushed oyster shell added periodically. I put few pellets of slow release fertilizer on […]

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Miltoniopsis Keiko Komodo pink

Miltoniopsis Keiko Komodo pink

Got the plant from ResQuetzal in July 2020 in our orchid trades. It arrived with two nice plump pseudobulbs, one of them has old spike stump I think. Plant started a new growth promptly and it now is much taller than previous two, so hopefully it will give me some blooms maybe. I grow it […]

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Cattleya White Bridal

Cattleya White Bridal

Purchased in bloom from Crystal Star Orchids in May 2020. Flowers are very fragrant and smell like roses to me. Plant was in plastic pot with sphagnum moss. I kept it in sphagnum but changed to clay pot. It seems to like it. Through the summer plant grew a new pseudobulb and flowered again in […]

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Cycnodes Jumbo Mickey

Cycnodes Jumbo Mickey

Purchased from Tropical Gardens Orchids in May 2020. Potted into clay pot with sphagnum moss. There are two pseudobulbs now, one old wrinkled one and one mature that is currently blooming. Discovered spike on November 8th, so it took almost two months between spike appearance and full bloom.

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