Aerides houlettiana

Aerides houlettiana

Purchased from Tropical Gardens during summer 2020. Shipment got stuck in transit and plant arrived damaged, rotted through the stem. It was a large plant with large keiki on it, but the way it rotted – saved parts had no roots at all. I am trying to grow the roots on it but it doesn’t […]

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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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Rhynchostylis gigantea alba

Rhynchostylis gigantea alba

Purchased from Le PARADIS DES ORCHID√ČES 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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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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