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Apr 17, 2011 5:49 PM CST
|I went to the meeting today and took pics of the show table. We all discussed our orchids and asked questions.|
I brought my Cym. sinense, Slc. Newberry 'Elf', Phal. lueddemanniana, Sarco. Elizabeth 'Red Beauty', and Eplc. Pixie Charm. The Chinese cym was a hit.
I had some wonderful talks with members and hope a few will stop by here and say hello!
And I bought Cattleya Easter Bunny. A tall catt. with lots of buds that colors up over time (pic looked lavender to pink).
Apr 17, 2011 5:58 PM CST
|What great variety of plants at your local show, I'm envious!|
Apr 17, 2011 6:31 PM CST
|Looks like fun!|
Apr 17, 2011 7:52 PM CST
|It was!!! BTW, I need to get that Lycaste aromatica that has a scent like strong cinnamon! Just found one!|
Apr 18, 2011 6:14 AM CST
|I agree, it looks like fun! And love the Cattleya Easter Bunny!|
Apr 18, 2011 11:54 AM CST
|Thanks Ursula. It's got lots more flowers open today and the lavender is showing. Pics soon......|
Apr 18, 2011 1:47 PM CST
|Kathy, beautiful pics, as always... what is the name of the first one on the third row? I really like it... I like aromatica a lot too, at least it give us a sense of appreciation to have winters to grow it:)|
I love Den unicum, killed mine many moons ago, I'd like to try it again some day...
Apr 18, 2011 4:04 PM CST
|Phal. equestris http://www.orchidspecies.com/p...|
Apr 19, 2011 8:27 AM CST
|Wow, it's more beautiful than I could remember... before it could bloom, I sent mine along with bellina, schilleriana and some hybrids to orchid heaven years ago... what is the trick to grow Phals, they obviously don't agree with my growing conditions...|
Apr 20, 2011 3:50 AM CST
|For me, good drainage has changed my cycles of death!|
Apr 20, 2011 7:02 AM CST
|You know what Kathy, they were mounted!!! I know it's me, a Phal killer... lol...|
Apr 20, 2011 9:15 AM CST
|Oh I kill them mounted too!!!!|
Apr 20, 2011 6:55 PM CST
The only place I can keep Phals alive and maybe even blooming is in the living room or kitchen window. As soon as I bring them into the greenhouse, they slowly go downhill.....
Apr 20, 2011 7:05 PM CST
|Well Ursula, at least you can bloom them in your living room and kitchen window... I kill them shortly after they come live with me! so as much as I love Phal species, I no longer buy them... It's shame because I really want an equestris now...|