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December blooming oncidium alliance orchids: Rodriguezia decora

This is a discussion on December blooming oncidium alliance orchids: Rodriguezia decora within the Phalaenopsis, Oncidium, & Intergenerics IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Hi Diane, Of course I grow my brassias in dirt! Just kidding! The green brassia ...

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    Hi Diane,
    Of course I grow my brassias in dirt! Just kidding!
    The green brassia plant was taken to the orchid society meeting for exhibition so it was kept at my office for a while. I took the photos there so the pictures have different background than others.
    I have all of my brassias in bark. Growing brassias is quite tricky since not all of them are temperature tolerant. Brassia verrucosa and the Shooting Star are temperature tolerant and can be grown outside all year around here in Southern Cal. These plants also do well with GH culture but I keep them at coolest/cooler spots in the GH. Other brassias (Rex and their hybrids and a few others) seems to appreciate intermediate culture, so they stay in the GH all year although you can let them summer outside. I also have a few warm-growing brassias, those are grown along with phalies, but I have not flowered those guys yet so I don't know!
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    Very nice, Hoa! I'm a sucker for the Onc. alliance! Happily, the plants oblige me and do quite well, although I have a few stubborn mules that won't bloom.

    Julie

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    Hi Julie,
    The oncidiums are among the easiest orchids to grow! That is why they are great. We might get bored with them after a while but they will chugg along and reward you with blooms year after year! A blooming oncidium will make a nice display in your office and rarely suffers a change-in-the-environment shock like many other orchids!
    Cheers. Hoa.

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    Default Brassia Eternal Wind 'Summer's Dream'

    I have not added anything to this oncidium thread for a while. That is changing now! After growing for a while, the oncids are starting to put out spikes and blooms! Hehheeeheheeee ...

    The name for this Brassia is so appropriate. It blooms during the summer, right when we need them! The plant has two spikes. I did not have time to take picture of the second and better spike so I might add another picture next week!
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    Default Dgmra. Toy Soldier 'Volcano Queen'

    Another easy growing and blooming oncid!
    Sorry for the flash. My sister was stealing this one so I had to hurry and took the picture before it comes back to me with green leaves only!
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    Default Mtssa. Shelob 'Webmaster' HCC/AOS

    One of my favorite oncids! Maybe because of the name! There is another clone called Shelob 'Tolkien'. How appropriate!

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    Default Brassidium Fly Away 'Miami' AM/AOS

    Another oncid that seems to be free-blooming. Every few months, this plant puts out another spike! Yikes!
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    Default Colmanara Wildcat

    Well, everyone has these oncids. They are so easy to grow! I had quite a few of them at the beginning. I got rid of them all except these two plants. One is so easy to grow and the other one (red with yellow picotee) is FRAGRANT! The blooms from that one have a very pleasant scent!

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    They are all lovely, but I think I like the Summer Wind the best....

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    They are all lovely! The Brassia has such strong species resemblance. I checked and it's 50% gireoudiana, 25% brachiata, and 25% verrucosa.

    I have a Brassidium Fly Away 'Miami' as well. It's a pretty big beast and was a healthy box store save two years ago, but it hasn't produced a spike yet. I haven't given up hope!

    Thanks for the show, Doc Spock! I've found a few spikes on mine as well, so maybe later in the month there will be more eye candy.

    Julie

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