Orchids from Aunty BB, Popo

The other day, my Aunt calls, distressed because she has to get rid of her plants.  "Of course, I'll take the orchids," I say. These are what she brought. #nicknames #organizing #newhashtageverytime  Above: a very mature #dendrobium Above: a very mature #oncidium This plant interests me very much because it is apparently originally from my…

Beallara Patricia McCully “Pacific Matriarch”

Update: still alive, no new growth This plant has had it rough.  When I bought our first garden shade, it fell on this plant and broke one bulb in half and nearly snapped the other.  Somehow, it's managed to stay alive.  I'm hoping some new growth will show up in this upcoming year.   2016,…

Phalaenopsis KHM.2228 P.I-Hsin Red Jujube

Update: dead.  I tried my best but root rot got the best of this guy.  I've since learned to repot plants ASAP after receiving them.  Will do better next time UPDATE:  New blooms came in on this Phal after moving it to the shadier back yard.  Super cool.  And the original blooms from November are…