Yesterday at the Toronto AOS judging two of my plants won CCM awards! Funny thing is both plants are on the same mount, blooming at the exact same time. Not sure if this is a first but it is definitely a first for me.The Phal parishii was what I purchased from Thailand a couple years ...
Jack frost is still nipping Ontario and we will have to delay shipping until it warms. Fingers crossed shipping will occur May 6th
We are the speaker at COOS’ monthly meeting on April 22nd at 7pm. Come by and say hi. Many Phals will be for sale and the topic will be Phal species.St. Joseph’s Church, 148 Madison Ave S. Kitchener
Smell like mesquite smoke.
We are a last minute entry to the OSRBG show Feb 23-24. We will have a tons of plants for sale and we are looking forward to meeting you all there.
We will be giving a talk on Flasking at the www.OSRBG.ca on Feb 17th 2018. Hope to see you there.
http://www.soos.ca/index.htm We do not have a pre-order list as life got in the way but we will have tons of Phals and other goodies for sale. Stop by and say hello. Epi, Wedding Valley will be the show special at 15$ for a Blooming size plant.
A great species with pink freckles and a fun lip.
This Himalayan species is pretty easy to grow and blooms regularly in the winter. The two pictures attached are the standard and black form.
I will be giving my talk on “Why Phalaenopsis don’t come from Walmart. An exploration of the Phal. Species” to the Central Ontario Orchid Society on Jan 28th. Look forward to seeing you there.https://personal.uwaterloo.ca/jerry/coos/
I will be giving a talk on the topic of flasking to The Niagara Region Orchid Society on Jan 9th. Look forward to seeing you there. Holy Rosary Church Hall (rear entrance), 35 Queen St S, Thorold, Ontario.
Preparing for show season is a long process and the next growing season. We repotted over 1000 plants, including: Phals primary hybrids, Phal species, Jewels, Catts… seedling clumpmarmoratatons of phalsjewelsDiminyl Judy14 inch long roots long NZ mossSea FoamSea Turtle
when all through the pinkhouse,Not a seedpod was stirring, not even a bud,The new lights were hung by the roof with care,In hopes that more flowers would soon be there.
This nodosa beats all AOS awarded nodosas in natural spread for width and length. Too bad it will not be in bloom for judging. She has a lot of spots too! We made a couple crosses with it.
What is not to like about a venosa. Easy to grow, easy to bloom and strongly scented. The orange one below smells like Bacon! Venosa is a major building block in modern novelty breeding. It also boast a few very popular primary hybrids such as, Joshua Irwin Ginsberg, Kuntrarti Rarashati and Penang Girl.
Blc. Hawaii Stars “Hsinying” Bc. Hippodamia Bc. Punakea Bc Maikai ‘Louise’ Bc Theresa Ricci Bct. Sun Mei Gold ‘ORCHIS’ Blc. Marg Putman ‘Doris’ Blc. Mari’s Glory ‘H&R’