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Orchid ID Please :)

This is a discussion on Orchid ID Please :) within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; I just picked this up this orchid and was just wondering what variety it is. ...

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    Default Orchid ID Please :)

    I just picked this up this orchid and was just wondering what variety it is. The flowers are about 4" across. I don't really care what the name of the color is I just want to know what variety it is so I know where to place it Thanks in advance for your help!



    And the plant...

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    its in the Oncidium family/hybrid.

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    Default Oncidium Orchid Care

    Quote Originally Posted by walingwaling View Post
    its in the Oncidium family/hybrid.
    I agree. Below is some grow information for this orchid type:

    Light
    Requirements:


    1500 – 2000
    footcandles

    A bright kitchen window with no direct sun is perfect for these medium-light loving plants.

    Temperature:

    70 – 90 degrees
    F. daytime, 60 – 65 degrees F. night.

    Humidity:

    40 – 65 % relative humidity is ideal.

    Notes:

    In general,
    Oncidiums and the intergeneric hybrids produced with them form sprays sometimes over four feet long of tiny, often yellow or pink-tinted flowers that can make quite a show. Almost all are fragrant. They grow quickly, and it is not unusual for new pseudobulbs to stair-step their way out of a pot, throwing thin roots everywhere. These can be misted with fertilizer solution diluted from 1/3 to 1/2 strength each time the pot is watered. Oncidiinae appreciate good air movement. Plants that receive sufficient light to flower often exhibit scores of tiny brown spots on the leaves and their leaf-tips frequently turn yellow. The leaves themselves can be quite brittle and will split naturally during normal growth, so the foliage is usually not considered particularly attractive. Equitant oncidiums can be difficult, as they require a cool spell at the end of the growing season to initiate the next years flowering.

    RVO Orchid Care for more orchid growing information.

    Cheers,
    BD

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    Looks like it has some Beallara in its background, which is Brassia, Cochlioda, Miltonia and Odontoglossum.

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    Oh I don't know its name, but I know its BEAUTIFUL!

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    I have a similar orchid and it is a Beallara "Howards Dream".

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    Very pretty...

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