paphiopedilum bellatulum

Paphiopedilum bellatulum

I got a small flask of Paphiopedilum bellatulum from Equatorial Plant Co in 2008 and deflasked them in August the same year. I have since traded all the seedling but one plant that I kept for myself and it is now blooming for the very first time, 3 years and 7 months later. I am like a proud […]

By |April 28th, 2012|Flask babies, My orchids|13 Comments

Project flask babies, an update

So a whole bunch of the little flask babies I ordered from Equatorial Plants last summer got to move out of the nursery this week. It was a pretty big job, but really fun to see how much the little guys have grown in about 9 months. It is almost like giving birth, well I […]

By |April 26th, 2009|Flask babies, Projects|0 Comments

Finally! A phalaenopsis bellina for me!!

I don’t know how it happened, and I can’t remember where, but I fell in love with phal bellina about a year ago and have ever since dreamed about a vivarium for warm growing species. Now that I have one, I finally came home with my beloved bellina. I am soo happy!! I had ordered […]

By |February 7th, 2009|My orchids|0 Comments

Flask babies update

Time for another update on the flask baby project. Yesterday was a big day! The first few teenagers got to move out of the community pots and into a little pot of their own today. :) Granted, I still placed them in sphagnum moss and keep them in a separate mini-greenhouse in pretty much the same conditions […]

By |January 19th, 2009|Flask babies, Projects|0 Comments

Flask baby orchids status report

The flask baby project is progressing nicely… here you see the Phalaenopsis amboinensis babies.

The UK kids from Equatorial Plants are growing slowly… oh so slowly. For some you can see clear growth, especially Cattleya schilleriana and D. cyanocentrum. Even Paph. bellatulum and Phal. amboinensis (in the picture) are looking good, some are growing faster than […]

By |December 1st, 2008|Flask babies, Projects|0 Comments