Phalaenopsis bellina 1

Phalaenopsis bellina
Phalaenopsis bellina(‘Ingrid Ohh’ x ‘joy’) Great form, colour and fragrance!

Happy Halloween 2

Happy Halloween
Happy Halloween from The gang at This Side of Paradise

Phalaenopsis hieroglyphica

Phalaenopsis hieroglyphica
Named for its markings, they remind me more of leopard spots than hieroglyphics. Guess you can’t change a phals spots!

Phalaenopsis amboinensis var. flavida

Phalaenopsis amboinensis var. flavida
A yellow background on this amboinensis makes it particulary striking. The leaves are a massive 16 inches long.

Phal Seedlings?

Phal Seedlings?
Did someone say Phal seedlings? We’ve been busy deflasking of late, mostly species and primaries. This breeding program has been three years in the making.

Phalaenopsis violacea

Phalaenopsis violacea
Phalaenopsis violacea Just a standard violacea nothing special. But there is nothing ordinary about violaceas, they smell fantastic and they have a intense colour.

Phalaenopsis venosa 1

Phalaenopsis venosa
Phalaenopsis venosa I love the smell of bacon in the morning. Forget sweet smelling flowers this bad boy smells of smoked meat, making it a favorite of mine.

Phalaenopsis pulcherrima mounted on rock 1

Phalaenopsis pulcherrima mounted on rock
Decided to try mounting a flask of Phalaenopsis pulcherrima on lava rock and on coral. They are both sitting in a tray of water.

Species seed pods

Species seed pods
We have been requested by our customers to do more species flasks. Of course we got right on it and I thought we would demonstrate some of size and shape differences between several species seed pods. From top to bottom: Phal. lindenii Phal. pallens Phal. cornu cervi var forma chattalada Phal. fimbriata Phal. amabillis var ...