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Orchid Shopping in Southern California

This is a discussion on Orchid Shopping in Southern California within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; On New Years Eve I went to a couple Southern California orchid nurseries that I ...

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    Default Orchid Shopping in Southern California

    On New Years Eve I went to a couple Southern California orchid nurseries that I hadn't been to in years. I was visiting my parents for the holidays. Even though I am a Paph/Phal person, I was captivated by the wonderful Laelias all in full bloom.

    L. anceps









    L. superbiens





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    The perfect picnic spot surrounded by orchids.



    Whenever I think of orchids in Southern California, I tend to think of Cymbidiums







    There were some lovely Cym. tigrinum



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    A nice Paph. victoria-regina stud plant



    Some floofs





    Reed stem Epidendrums are popular in gardens here





    I ended up purchasing this little cutie-Laelia lundii



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    Susan, those are great shots. Such pretty orchids. I hope some were able to follow you home.

    EDIT: I was so taken by the photos, I missed the little statement at the end about the Laelia lundii. Good for you!!

    Cheers,
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    Those are great pics! Thanks for sharing...

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    good shots, thanks for the sunny tour!

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    I wouldnt mind spending a whole day there. Thank you for sharing.

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    Great pics, Susan. thanks for sharing. I love those Laelias!!

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    My favorites are the laelia lundii and the laelia superbeins! How wonderful to live somewhere close to orchid growers!!!

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    Beautiful! Thank God those nurseries are not close to me! Thanks for sharing. Your pics really brighten a cold winters day.

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