Archive | August 2016

What’s blooming in Ocean View, August 1, 2016

A curtain of orchids graces our deck.  This species is one of the parents of Dendrobium Mousmee, a favorite on the farm.  This plant has been known as  Dendrobium bronckartii De Wild.

A curtain of orchids graces our deck. This species is one of the parents of Dendrobium Mousmee, a favorite on the farm. This plant has been known as Dendrobium bronckartii De Wild.

These pendent type Dendrobiums would be happy up in tree but alas, it will have to suffer in the pot for now.

These pendent type Dendrobiums would be happy up in tree but alas, it will have to suffer in the pot for now.

C. jenmanii semi-alba

C. jenmanii semi-alba

Sobralia gentryii sets flowers several times a season from the same stems.  All flower at once and are lightly fragrant.  This is a bush in the ground.  Not all orchids are epiphytes.

Sobralia gentryii sets flowers several times a season from the same stems. All flower at once and are lightly fragrant. This is a bush in the ground. Not all orchids are epiphytes.

Jackie is asking permission to come on my lap.  She has earned the official title of landscape plant destroyer.  She must get great joy of pulling out heavy pots of orchids and bromeliads and chewing on them.  Any suggestions welcome.

Jackie is asking permission to come on my lap. She has earned the official title of landscape plant destroyer. She must get great joy of pulling out heavy pots of orchids and bromeliads and chewing on them. Any suggestions welcome.

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