Tag Archives: Orchid

Foliage Followup – March 2011

I was going to head outside to get some shots of some bulb foliage that didn’t manage to bloom in time for Bloom Day but it’s raining so instead I looked around inside for a few things to shoot. Saintpaulia … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – March 2011

Mostly Gesneriads this month again. I’ve got Snowdrops and Crocus up but neither of them opened on time for today. Episcia ‘Jim’s Hall’s Choice’ – First time this one has bloomed for me. It’s got a ton of buds coming … Continue reading

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SOOS Orchid Show, Part 7: Odds & Ends – Mostly Vandaceous

Last post from the show. A few other Orchids of note that either don’t fit the previous posts or that I missed. Psychopsis cv. – Nearly bought a different cross with red patterned leaves but not sure if I’d have … Continue reading

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SOOS Orchid Show, Part 6: Paphiopedilum & Phragmipedium

Two of my least favourite to type out names in one post! I’ll will be referring to them as Paphs and Phrags. I took more pictures of these last year so I skipped over a lot. Here are a few … Continue reading

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SOOS Orchid Show, Part 5: Dendrobium

The Dendrobium genus is incredibly diverse. Would you ever have guessed these plants were all in the same genus? I definitely wouldn’t. Dendrobium tetraqonum var. giganteum Dendrobium King Rose ‘June Patricia’ Den. Roy tokunaga x Roy tokunaga ‘Spots’ Den. capituliflorum … Continue reading

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SOOS Orchid Show, Part 4: Cymbidiums

Big impressive plants I don’t have a lot of luck with and don’t really have room for. I think even the bigger rounder hybrids are growing on me. I’m also including Tolumnia to this post because while it’s Oncidium-like, it’s … Continue reading

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SOOS Orchid Show, Part 3: “Orchid-Like” Orchids

Here are the common plants, the Phalaenopsis, Cattleya, and Oncidiums that are the gateway plants of the Orchid family. I only really took pictures of stunning plants or oddballs of the group, walking past crowded tables of Phals that look … Continue reading

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