Shop Orchid Care OrchidTalk Orchid Forum Weather Station Links Nursery

Welcome to OrchidTalk Orchid Forums

The Friendliest Orchid Community on the Internet!

  •  » Learn to Repot your Orchids
  •  » Learn Orchid Care Tips and Secrets
  •  » Find the perfect Orchid for your Growing Environment
  •  » Chat with Orchid Growing Professionals

OrchidTalk - "Bringing People Together to Grow Orchids Better!"

Let us help you grow your Orchids better; Join our community today.

YES! I want to register an account for free right now!

Register or Login now to remove this advertisement.

Results 1 to 2 of 2
Like Tree2Likes
  • 2 Post By clintdawley

Help!!! Flower appears to be dying.

This is a discussion on Help!!! Flower appears to be dying. within the Orchid Ailments / The Compost Pile forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; This is a Bl Petite Star. Plant was healthy as well as stem/bloom. But in ...

Click here to increase the font size Click here to reduce the font size
  1. #1
    moniluhum is offline Senior Member
    Real Name
    My Grow Area
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    New Orleans, Louisiana

    Default Help!!! Flower appears to be dying.

    This is a Bl Petite Star. Plant was healthy as well as stem/bloom. But in the last few day the bloom started to look ill. It looks like it was starting to droop and then I saw the two indentations on the bloom. I hope it will stay healthy enough to allow for blooming. It would be disconcerting if it doesn't. The plant itself appears to be healthy. By the way the newer buds do not look like they have a chance to grow.Name:  IMG_2642.jpg
Views: 310
Size:  24.9 KB

    ---------- Post Merged at 11:46 AM ----------

    Can anyone tell me what they think might be wrong? I have had a couple of other buds die on me. I am getting to think I don't have a budly green thumb!!!

  2. #2
    clintdawley's Avatar
    clintdawley is offline Wrapped in metal..wrapped in ivy...
    Real Name
    Clint M. Dawley
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    Cattleya Alliance
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Fort Worth, Texas
    Member's Country Flag


    This look like some little sucking critter (bug) got ahold of it to me. Thrips or something maybe?

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 9
    Last Post: November 13th, 2011, 02:56 PM
  2. Den dying?
    By cattlover in forum General Orchid Culture
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: September 7th, 2004, 02:08 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
OrchidTalk --An Orchid Growers Discussion Forum brought to you by River Valley Orchidworks. A World Community where orchid beginners and experts talk about orchids and share tips on their care, cultivation, and propagation.