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September Blooming Botanicals
Bulbophyllum purpureorachis
Bulbophyllum purpureorachis
Dark maroon flowers bloom along an inflorescence that resembles a cobra, or a long paddle with little beetles marching up and down it. Intermediate growing. August - September blooming. Species from Africa.
Orchid of the Day: July 26, 2014
starting at
$50.00
Dendrochilum cobbianum
Dendrochilum cobbianum
Tiny white, fragrant flowers with orange-yellow lips descend along an arched stem. This is a good one to grow into a specimen-size plant. Intermediate growing. September blooming. Species from Philippines.
Orchid of the Day: September 10, 2012
starting at
$25.00
Dendrochilum glumaceum
Dendrochilum glumaceum
An enchanting species from the Philippines, with pendulous spirals of crystalline white flowers. Native to higher elevations, this dendrochilum is somewhat temperature tolerant. Overall height is approximately 16". Temperature Tolerant. September-October blooming. Species from Philippines.
Orchid of the Day: September 20, 2011
starting at
$17.50
Encyclia diota fma. atrorubens 'Chocolate Sundae'
Encyclia diota fma. atrorubens 'Chocolate Sundae'
One of the best of its kind, this plant blooms exceptionally dark flowers on long, slender stems. The flowers are a dark, rich brown with a pronounced red tint, and the lip is a vibrant red-pink. Temperature Tolerant. September-October blooming. Species from Mexico.
Orchid of the Day: September 21, 2013
starting at
$75.00
Epicattleya Don Herman
Epicattleya Don Herman
A charming, little minicatt that seems to bloom forever! The flowers are yellow with a patch of red on the center of the lip. Flower size is approximately 2 inches across, and the overall plant height is about 12 inches tall. From the cross between Laeliocattleya Gold Digger and Epidendrum stamfordianum. Temperature Tolerant. September-October blooming.
Orchid of the Day: August 13, 2013
starting at
$25.00
Epidendrum oerstedii
Epidendrum oerstedii
Fragrant and elegant! This species produces large, exotic looking flowers of white and green from slender pseudobulbs. It grows well under intermediate conditions with Phalaenopsis or Cattleyas. Recently renamed Coilostylis oerstedii. . Intermediate growing. August - September blooming. Species from Central America.
Orchid of the Day: July 25, 2014
starting at
$25.00
Epidendrum Petticoat Pink
Epidendrum Petticoat Pink
An unusual colored reedstem epidendrum thats opens a normal lavender but quickly turns to pink. Lip is an offsetting white with a yellow column. This variety grows more compactly than typical reedstem epidendrums. August - September blooming.
Orchid of the Day: August 13, 2012
starting at
$25.00
Epidendrum porpax 'St Nancy', CCM/AOS
Epidendrum porpax 'St Nancy', CCM/AOS
Weird, waxy, insect looking flowers with a shiny brown plastic-like lip. The plant itself creates a thick mat of foliage over the mount. In its native habitat, this petite species grows epiphytically in pine and oak forests at elevations up to 6000 feet! In cultivation, it grows well under intermediate conditions. Intermediate growing. August - September blooming. Species from Columbia.
Orchid of the Day: January 12, 2012
starting at
$17.50
Epidendrum scriptum var. paniculatum
Epidendrum scriptum var. paniculatum
Fascinating dark green flowers with white lips branching from tall, dendrobium-like canes, making a great spatial effect. Native to a range of climates in Central America, this plant is suited for growing outdoors with the cymbidiums or in a greenhouse. Temperature Tolerant. August - September blooming. Species from Central America.
Orchid of the Day: August 3, 2011
starting at
$25.00
Laelia pumila var. coerulea
Laelia pumila var. coerulea
A true gem of the hadrolaelias; nicely shaped flowers with frosty light-blue sepals and petals and a deeper blue-edged lip. This species blooms in the Brazilian Spring, our late summer and early fall. They are temperature tolerant, coming from high altitudes with humid summers and cool winters; we grow them outdoors as our cymbidiums. Temperature Tolerant. August - September blooming. Species from Brazil.
Orchid of the Day: September 4, 2011
starting at
$35.00
Masdevallia Ibanez Behar 'Speckles'
Masdevallia Ibanez Behar 'Speckles'
A true teacup orchid! This variety can reach specimen size in a 2" pot. Flowers are white, densely covered with fine burgundy specks. It can bloom throughout the year, but peaks during Summer. Intermediate growing. August - September blooming.
Orchid of the Day: August 25, 2013
starting at
$17.50
Masdevallia Parlatoreana
Masdevallia Parlatoreana
Brilliant orange with crimson accents and exquisite shape make this masdevallia a real eye catcher. Naturally from high elevations, they thrive in cool, moist conditions (27-80F). We grow ours outside under shade cloth. Often blooms more than once a year! A primary hybrid between masdevallia barlaeana and masdevallia veitchiana. Cool growing. September-October blooming.
Orchid of the Day: August 27, 2012
starting at
$25.00
Miltonia Anne Warne
Miltonia Anne Warne
Remarkably intense purple color to this flat, free blooming Miltonia flower. A cross between the natural hybrid of Southeastern Brazilian, xBluntii, and the species Miltonia spectabilis v. moreliana. Temperature Tolerant. September-October blooming.
Orchid of the Day: September 10, 2013
starting at
$17.50
Miltonia candida
Miltonia candida
One of our most memorable and floriferous Miltonia species, with each spike capable of blooming 6 to 8 three-inch flowers. Rich, chocolate-brown markings densely cover tawny sepals and petals, and provide contrast to the bright-white lip and dusky purple throat of this flower. These plants are very willing to produce multiple flower spikes, and its temperature-tolerance makes it a great companion to outdoor Cymbidiums, or Cattleyas. . Temperature Tolerant. September-October blooming. Species from Southeastern Brazil.
Orchid of the Day: September 3, 2013
starting at
$25.00
Miltonia Cogniauxiae
Miltonia Cogniauxiae
One of the first to bloom summer-blooming Brazilian Miltonias, a primary hybrid of M. regnellii times M. spectabilis. Light lavender with dark lavender lip, blooms sequentially on the spike. Slight spicy fragrance. Grows in or outdoors in bright filtered light. Temperature Tolerant. August - September blooming.
Orchid of the Day: July 31, 2011
starting at
$25.00
Miltonia Lake Sammamish
Miltonia Lake Sammamish
Brazilian militonias are amongst the hardiest and most free blooming of orchids. The seedlings from this cross of Miltonia clowesii and Golden Fleece have beautiful leopard spotted flowers with a large lavender tinted lip. Temperature Tolerant. September-October blooming.
Orchid of the Day: August 24, 2008
starting at
$17.50
Miltonia Totem Lake 'Gold Fever'
Miltonia Totem Lake 'Gold Fever'
A particularly bright, golden-yellow variety from this cross of Miltonias cogniauxiae and Golden Fleece. The lip is very large and an attractive soft lavender-pink. Temperature Tolerant. September blooming.
Orchid of the Day: August 15, 2013
starting at
$35.00
Miltonia Totem Lake 'Golden Pheasant'
Miltonia Totem Lake 'Golden Pheasant'
Beautiful clusters of yellow and pink bloom from this crossing of Miltonias Cogniauxiae and Golden Fleece. Temperature Tolerant. August - September blooming.
Orchid of the Day: July 15, 2013
starting at
$25.00
Odontonia (Oncostele X Miltonia) Jungle Ruby
Odontonia (Oncostele X Miltonia) Jungle Ruby
This plant has a stunning dark color and prolific growing and flowering habit. The petals are a deep burgundy red, and the lip is bright fuchsia-pink. A fine variety from the cross of Oncostele Sheraton and Miltonia moreliana. Grows best under intermediate conditions, but can grow out with the Cymbidiums. Registration pending. Intermediate to Temperatu. August - September blooming.
Orchid of the Day: July 30, 2014
starting at
$25.00
Oncidium barbatum alliance
Oncidium barbatum alliance
We are always astounded at the floriferous nature of this Brazilian species. Over 20 long-lasting flower spikes in a 6" slatted basket is common for specimen size plants. We grow these plants hanging over our Cymbidiums, but are sure they would do equally well under intermediate conditions. Temperature Tolerant. September-October blooming. Species from Brazil.
Orchid of the Day: September 19, 2010
starting at
$17.50
Oncidium flexuosum
Oncidium flexuosum
This South American species is an enduring favorite of ours, due to its clouds of bright yellow flowers, temperature tolerance down to 26 degrees F (without any problems!), and its ease and willingness to bloom. To accommodate its climbing nature we have mounted many of these on cork oak slabs, where they have grown very well, but they also make stunning specimens in slatted wooden baskets. Temperature Tolerant. July - September blooming. Species from Brazil.
Orchid of the Day: June 18, 2014
starting at
$17.50
Oncidium Jiuhbao Gold 'Tainan', AM/AOS
Oncidium Jiuhbao Gold 'Tainan', AM/AOS
Magnificient, branching sprays of flowers nearly three inches tall,and of yellow color overlaid with brown. When awarded this plant had over 50 flowers on one inflorescence! Grows well in the intermediate house, or outside with the Cymbidiums. From the crossing of Oncidiums Shonan and Kaizumic Delight. . Temperature Tolerant. September-October blooming.
Orchid of the Day: September 5, 2011
starting at
$50.00
Oncidium liebmannii
Oncidium liebmannii
No long, out of control, inflorescences nor flowers buried down in the foliage on this beautiful and delicately proportioned species. In its native mountain habitats in Mexico and El Salvador, this species grows as an epiphyte. Here we grow it both in with the phalaenopsis and out with the cymbidiums, both potted and mounted on cork. Temperature Tolerant. August - September blooming. Species from Mexico and El Salvador.
Orchid of the Day: August 26, 2011
starting at
$17.50
Oncidium varicosum
Oncidium varicosum
Nice branching clusters, with about 35 bright yellow 1.5 inch flowers. In its natural habitat, in South America, this species grows both epiphytically and lithophytically. Temperature Tolerant. August - September blooming. Species from South America.
Orchid of the Day: July 20, 2013
starting at
$25.00
Phalaenopsis x intermedia
Phalaenopsis x intermedia
First bloom seedlings of this sibling crossing of the naturally occuring hybrid between the sepecies aphrodite (similar to amabilis) crossed with the vegetatively miniature equestris. The flowers are white and the inflorescences arch gently. The resulting size of the flower and plant are....intermediate between the two. Naturally occuring hybrid endemic to the southern Phillipines. Intermediate growing. August - September blooming. Species from Philippines.
Orchid of the Day: June 21, 2013
starting at
$25.00
Physosiphon inaequisepalis
Physosiphon inaequisepalis
Delicate, curvy, spikes of upwards of 50 small green flowers on this petite South American epiphyte. A very reliable bloomer outdoors here in Santa Barbara where temperatures occasionally drop to the high 20's. Temperature Tolerant. September blooming. Species from Central America.
Orchid of the Day: September 3, 2012
starting at
$17.50
Restrepiella ophiocephala var. purple
Restrepiella ophiocephala var. purple
The 'snake-headed' pleurothallid as named by Lindley in 1838 (from Greek, ophidian = snake, cephalus = head). "...so similar to the head of a snake with the jaws open..." - Lindley. Blooms throughout the year from the leaf nodes of both new and old leaves. . Warm to Intermediate. August - September blooming. Species from Mexico to Costa Rica.
Orchid of the Day: December 15, 2013
starting at
$17.50
Stenoglottis Bill Fogarty
Stenoglottis Bill Fogarty
Enchanting! An interesting primary hybrid of two African species, Stenoglottis fimbriata times Stenoglottis woodii. Very pale pink flower with tiny pink spots. A very hardy, decidous grower. Temperature Tolerant. August - September blooming.
Orchid of the Day: July 24, 2013
starting at
$15.00
Stenoglottis fimbriata
Stenoglottis fimbriata
This South African terrestrial species produces a gorgeous erect plume of tiny pink flowers, as well as beautiful dark-spotted foliage. Temperature Tolerant. September-October blooming. Species from South Africa.
Orchid of the Day: September 6, 2012
starting at
$25.00
Stenoglottis Venus 'Jamboree', HCC/AOS
Stenoglottis Venus 'Jamboree', HCC/AOS
This primary hybrid, a cross between the South African species fimbriata and longifolia, produces the showiest flowers of the genus. In fact, when awarded this variety had over 160 flowers on just two inflorescences. . Temperature Tolerant. September - November blooming.
Orchid of the Day: September 14, 2013
starting at
$15.00

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