Paphiopedilum Ho Chi Minh

When the Vietnamese beauty appear, Easter is near…

Paphiopedilum Ho Chi Minh…Ok… rhyming is not my strength… so we’ll move right along. The first bud on my Paphiopedilum Ho Chi Minh just opened, so now I know it can’t be long until Easter. In the wild the seed parent usually blooms  in March, something this popular hybrid has taken after. You can almost set your calendar after this one, my […]

By |2017-10-13T11:26:02+01:00March 6th, 2010|Categories: My orchids|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on When the Vietnamese beauty appear, Easter is near…

Paphiopedilum Ho Chi Minh

Paphiopedilum Ho Chi MinhGesundheit! No, seriously… Ho Chi Minh is the name of my lovely easter flower this year. Yes, of course it’s an orchid!  I bought this one from Karge at an orchid show a few weeks ago, and now the bud has finally opened. Just in time for the easter weekend!

It is a primary hybrid […]

By |2017-10-13T11:26:13+01:00April 10th, 2009|Categories: My orchids|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Paphiopedilum Ho Chi Minh

The haul from the weekend orchid show…

Prosthechea vitellinaThis was a good day for the orchid fiend. There was a (very small) orchid show at one of the flowershops an hour north of here. I had special ordered a few plants from the main grower supplying the show, Karge from Germany, but of course there were several impulse buys as well…  

So after about an hour of perusing, with the very patient […]