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Orchid ... Cattleya ....

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Orchid ... Cattleya ....

3rd year



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Absolutely beautiful Amy . . . and makes us look close-up too!

18 Dec, 2012

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Amy
 

I'm thrilled Sheila it has 3 flowers this year , I must finally be doing something right :o)

18 Dec, 2012

 

Beautiful colour, Amy. I am still nurturing two orchids that a friend was throwing out! Not much happening yet but they aren't dying :)

18 Dec, 2012

 

Hi Amy
that's a lovely orchid ...
... wonderful structure and colours !

18 Dec, 2012

 

Very nice.

18 Dec, 2012

 

You have been kidding us all along Amy,about growing Orchids ! Lol....This is a beauty :o)

18 Dec, 2012

amy
Amy
 

Gee I very nearly threw all 4 of mine out this last year I was so fed up with waiting for something to happen , I took them out to the greenhouse in the spring and left them there until this last lot of frost then I started to feel guilty so I went and brought them back in they then all started shooting and flowering , it must have been the excitement of being allowed back in the house ! Thank you TT / Johnjoe this one is very pretty I'm happy it has 3 flowers this year , No I wasn't kidding you Sandra I promise you it's all pure luck on my part LOL ....

18 Dec, 2012

 

They do say a period of cold helps to start them off,Amy,so I'm glad it worked for you :o)xx

18 Dec, 2012

 

Beautiful , Amy ; what a colour !
My three rescue ones are still flowering , I only wish that I had rescued more , they are pale pink and white with freckles .

18 Dec, 2012

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Amy
 

I 'll treat them the in same way next year Sandra :o))
Thanks Julia I'm glad to hear yours are still flowering, well done in rescuing them .. !!

18 Dec, 2012

 

Ooh, I am loving this Amy! What a gorgeous pink and the touch of orange is perfect....now where are you keeping them?

18 Dec, 2012

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Amy
 

On the dining room window sill Janey plenty of light but not any sunlight , I wish I could move that window onto the other wall, we would get the evening sunlight from that direction ,I have mentioned it ' several times ' but it falls on deaf ears LOL ...

18 Dec, 2012

 

That's a lovely colour Amy :o)

18 Dec, 2012

amy
Amy
 

Thanks Hywel ,it is a beauty :o))

18 Dec, 2012

 

So beautiful Amy...:>)

18 Dec, 2012

 

I suppose that would be a big job Amy, maybe next summer eh? Our main room is very cottagey, which means dark in the middle of December.....:0((. Well, your orchids are thriving aren't they, so they like it...:))

18 Dec, 2012

amy
Amy
 

Thank you Motinot I'm very pleased it has survived another year !
I think the radiator under the window would be the big problem Janey that would have to be moved as well :o(

18 Dec, 2012

 

that's gorgeous Amy well done. :-)

19 Dec, 2012

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Amy
 

Thanks Slad , I keep going to look at it with a smile on my face :o))

19 Dec, 2012

 

I'm not surprised Amy - me too :))) Added to faves!

19 Dec, 2012

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Amy
 

Ah Thank you Sheila :o))

19 Dec, 2012

 

Its beautiful Amy... love the colour

19 Dec, 2012

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Amy
 

Thanks Holly , I'm glad you like it :o)

19 Dec, 2012

 

Oh wow, gorgeous Amy!

19 Dec, 2012

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Amy
 

Thanks Alex :o))

19 Dec, 2012

 

Thats beautiful Amy love the colour, I just have one which flowered non stop for a year, then the flowers died one by one , I cut it right back [ but cut off a new bud by mistake too] anyway it has now started to send out new roots and I think fingers crossed anothe bud;0)

20 Dec, 2012

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Amy
 

I hope mine does that well Carole it has 3 flowers on at the moment , my neighbour has bought me a book on Orchid growing I shall have to read it properly , I hope you have another lot of flowers in yours ,it sounds healthy if it's growing new roots :o))

20 Dec, 2012

 

Hi Amy... Ray here...this is a real beauty !!

21 Dec, 2012

amy
Amy
 

Hi Ray , thank you I'm thrilled ,this is my third year with it .. :o)

21 Dec, 2012

 

Aww....you have done so well Amy...gorgeous colour !

21 Dec, 2012

 

Looks great!

Catts need lots of light, and slightly warmer conditions to Phals.

Mine has finally shown some buds.

21 Dec, 2012

amy
Amy
 

Thanks Jane , Meanie Thanks for the info I've brought it into the kitchen it's warmer mostly than the dining room , I shall look forward to seeing yours soon :o))

22 Dec, 2012

 

Very nice colour, Amy. Tell me, please, how often do you fertilise it.

22 Dec, 2012

amy
Amy
 

I only use Orchid fertiliser in it's growing season Kat approx every two weeks I mix it with rain water , I only let the water run through the pot , in and out very quickly ........

22 Dec, 2012

 

Crikey! You take far more care of your orchids than I do!

23 Dec, 2012

amy
Amy
 

I'm trying Meanie I've been ignoring them for so long I think my neighbour was disgusted with me because he brought his old Orchid book round and gave it to me ,when I asked him when he wanted it back he said " I don't want it back I'm giving it to you , I know what to do " LOL...

23 Dec, 2012

 

I love orchids but alas they always die on me:-(( so a big well done to you!

24 Dec, 2012



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