I would recommend visiting Hawk Hill and Hanging Gardens. The two businesses are close together in Pacifica.
These are both small businesses...
I wanted to give a plug for Dan Newman/Hanging Gardens.
I have seen good plants of all color varieties of this...
Color still looks very nice albeit a little lighter.
I've found that small kovachii plants after flowering can crash, so I would cut the spike...
I think this one looks quite excellent. Full form, quite flat, dark color, excellent pouch color. My only minor criticism is the slight folding...
I don't disagree. ;)
Here is a so so pic of the FCC from Dave S/Paph Paradise page.
Second and third links are another OZ roth that Dave acquired. Got an 85 pt AM a...
Would love to see a pic or a link to the judging site.
BTW, Dave Sorokowsky won another FCC/AOS for a roth over the weekend.
You are correct on the names. I guess I screwed up when I posted before. And yes, sometimes I refer to Big Boy as Big Guy.....but always big....
Thanks. I tried to post it as text and mine was even worse.
We have a new batch of flasks. One highlight is that we now have seedlings of kovachii "Leonardo Andre"...
Didn't bring anything home. It's always tricky so decided to bypass the stress this year.
Our sleepy driver says hello. (inside joke)
I sold but we don't enter plants. It is a nine day show so I would have to pick them up at the end. Can't stay that long.
roths started spiking late this year according to TON. So not much. We find this also. Every year the spiking begins at a different time...
For those interested, I've posted a bunch of photos from the Tokyo Dome show on the Facebook page of The Orchid Zone.
They are in no particular...
Same experience. Flowered some that have very light stippling in the center of the pouch.
Agreed. Very nice!
That's really a pleasing outcome.
There used to be lots of crosses of this sort around. Not so common these days.
Ploidy, I don't know.
The horns are not typical.
One nice thing about this clone is that the color varies quite a bit from one blooming cycle to...
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