Originally posted on Flowery Prose:
More snow and cold and the iciest sidewalks you could ever imagine here in Calgary this week (my boss asked me on Tuesday if I had perfected my triple axel jump during my “skates” to work). Needless to say, I’m eager for some COLOUR! I’ve been going through some of my photos and I came across the ones I took at the Foothills Orchid Society Showin May of last year. I’ve only grown phalaenopsis (moth) orchids and don’t have any experience with the beautiful varieties that were exhibited by these enthusiastic growers and collectors, but I can certainly appreciate these amazing blooms!
Ascocenda ‘Princess Mikasa’
Burrageara ‘Stefan Isler’
Cattleya intermedia var. orlata
Rhyncholaeliocattleya ‘Green Devil’
Oncidium McKenzie Mountains ‘Frank’
Have you ever grown orchids? Which ones are your favourites?
Related Links – Orchid Care for Everyone! (Phalaenopsis)