this is from the current offering of the Fischer’s and is ‘dark splendour’ x ‘spectacular’, both converted tetraploids. It’s still a small plant...
Update now that all twenty flowers are open. It’s one of the benefits of windowsill growing that quite often all the flowers face the same way!...
Lovely plant and flower spike,
Bought from blue cattleya on eBay at least ten years ago as an unflowered plant. Parentage is laelia(cattleya) purpurata coerulea x cattleya...
I cannot work out the structure of the flowers at all.
Can you post more photos?
Wow that is quite spectacular!
Great video. I thoroughly enjoyed it. I tried Bletilla many years ago without much success but you’ve convinced me to have another go,
A 19th century name for the semi alba form of the species bought from the Fischer’s last year.
It has had a full year to establish from crossing...
It is from the EYOF.
There is a clue in the name!
The cross is dalessandroi x Beauport 4n, so it is triploid,
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for the record, it is two gorgeous plants!
Sorry but no it isn’t!
I live in east anglia which is pretty dry and I’d be forever watering.
I like growing these in pots and being able to keep...
Almost 100% super coarse perlite plus a bit of bark.
Can someone change the error in the title?
its some time since I posted photos of the plants and in the meantime the collection has dwindled somewhat. It is probably only about a quarter of...
This is a well travelled plant. Twice across the pond.
I bought it off a guy on eBay UK about a year ago.
He had imported it from Orchid Inn,...
I use the rock wool straight out of the bag. No treatments. I’ve added a bit of perlite but it’s difficult to mix so some of the pots have little...
Most of my phrags are in rockwool. The wet medium works well indoors growing plants in low humidity.
OL have most of their phrags in rockwool.
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