budthroscopy

Budthroscopy: Cattleya intermedia var. orlata

Cattleya intermedia var. orlataIt’s time for a budthroscopy again, this time of my Cattleya intermedia var. orlata. You can see that she is dishing up two flowers this time around. Oh what fun!  You can se the last budthroscopy of  a Prostechea cochleata here.

Ms. Cattleya is feeling shamefully good this spring… the new shoot is nearly twice as big as the ones from last year […]

By |2017-10-13T11:26:13+01:00May 13th, 2009|Categories: My orchids|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Budthroscopy: Cattleya intermedia var. orlata

Encyclia cochleata alien embryo

Encyclia cochleataYou can tell that spring is coming. In the orchid room at least (outside it snowed again yesterday and today it slush all over the place). There are a lot of new buds forming, and one of the coolest looking ones is the Encyclia (Prostechea) cochleata flower pod. It looks like a small embryo (or an alien, whichever) is growing inside the protective […]

By |2017-10-13T11:26:15+01:00March 13th, 2009|Categories: My orchids|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments