Monthly Archives: September 2017

Soft Cane Dendrobium from India

Though most of my orchids are Australian natives, one of my first was from India.  I bought it at our local market; just a few small canes without flowers.  I potted it up diligently for a few years without much … Continue reading

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Sarcochilus Sparkles ‘Sparkles’

When I bought a number of tiny orchids from Australian Orchid Nursery recently I thought I would have a long wait before I see any flowers but no, look – From its 50mm (2 inch) pot emerged a spike with … Continue reading

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Australian Native Orchids in Spring

This is the season when the Dendrobium speciosum struts its stuff.  I went to see an Australian Orchids display last weekend and they dominated.  In fact they hid everything else from sight as I walked into the Memorial Hall at … Continue reading

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It Must Be Spring

Mounted on a slab and hanging from a tangelo (citrus) tree, my Dendrobium kingianum alba is flowering for the first time in my garden.

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