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What's been blooming this summer

Posted by mjhuntingtonbeach CA 10 (My Page) on
Sun, Sep 13, 09 at 0:09

Well not quite the tropics here but I can grow a fair number of things outside, at least in the summer. Here's what's been blooming indoors and out:

Spring: Vanda Robert's Delight Big Black (in vase culture)
V Roberts Delight 2 May 09

V Roberts Delight Black May 09

Vanda Tokyo Blue "Sapphire"

Vanda Tokyo Blue 4 Aug 09
Vanda Tokyo Blue 3 Aug 09
Vanda Tokyo Blue 6 Aug 09
Vanda Tokyo Blue 1 Aug 2009

and as Tokyo peters out, Vanda Manuvadee comes roaring in...

vanda manuvadee 1 aug 09
Vanda Manuvadee 2 Aug 09
V Manuvadee Sept 12 09
Vanda Manuvadee 2 Sep 09

Sibling rivalry:

Vanda Tokyo Blue - Manuvadee 1 Sep 09
Vanda Tokyo Blue - Manuvadee 2 Sept 09

and to come, a Vanda Mote's Indigo, starting an inflo now:

Hot Roots Sept 09

Last year's blooms from the Mote's :


and finally, a laelia purpurata hybrid I had blooming in June:

L purpurata hybrid 2 6-09
L purpurata hybrid 1 6-09
L purpurata hybrid 4 6-09

Life is good.. simple is best..... cheers

Follow-Up Postings:

RE: What's been blooming this summer

Beautiful vandas/photos. The catt has a very striking lip. good growing :)

RE: What's been blooming this summer

Beautiful! I may have to try that vase culture one of these days... :)

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