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A perfect day to visit Porter's Orchids

Apr. 25, 2015: It’s been a while since we were able to visit Porter’s Orchids and we had planned this weekend to change that. I caught the cold that’s been going around the office late last week but we were still determined to make it out to Porter’s. 323 more words


Previously called Variegata or equitant oncidiums.”equitant” (derived from the Latin meaning riding a horse). They have no pseudobulbs, giving fan-shaped shoots of less than 15 cm, with triangular section leaves. 45 more words


Vertical Adventure

Somehow, after two weeks of owning my first oncidium, I have realized that he’s a bit weird – he grows vertically. I googled, I talked to some people, and I was right – oncidiums can grow vertically to a certain point but our guy is extreme. 284 more words


In memory of orchidists past

Mar. 21, 2015: The March meeting for the Greater Lansing Orchid Society had a silent auction for plants from members who have passed recently–a wonderful living legacy, truly heartwarming. 170 more words

Twinkle Twinkle Little Orchid

While I was at the nursery with Shannon, I might have found a really cute orchid.

A really super cute oncidium orchid. It’s one of the Twinkle miniature varieties. 28 more words