Category: Oncidium Alliance

Nine Ladies Dancing (Oncidiums)

Author is Ken Slump, posted 8 months ago An Oncidium by Any Other Name Is Still a Delight to Grow and Flower THE GENUS ONCIDIUM IS AMONG the largest in the orchid family. Various authors list the number of species anywhere from 300 t... Read More

Odontoglossum luteopurpureum, alias Odontoglossum sceptrum

Author is Stig Dalström, posted over 1 year ago Odontoglossum luteopurpureum Lindl., is really a widely distributed and variable complex, or “superspecies”, that due to geographic isolation in some areas have developed a degree of sub-speciation... Read More

Odontoglossum deburghgraeveanum – A Natural Hybrid?

Author is Stig Dalström, posted over 1 year ago In response to the musings by Andy Easton that Odontoglossum deburghgraeveanum is a natural hybrid between Odm. harryanum and Odm. wyattianum, I just want to add some comments based on observations... Read More

"Ain't Nature strange........”!

Author is Andy Easton, posted over 1 year ago We made the crossing of Vuyls. Cambria ‘Plush’ (2n) × Oda. Charlesworthii 4n some years ago now. So long ago that already the clones of our selection, a really bright, true red, have already been c... Read More

Oda. Zephyr & Oda. Meteor

Author is Andy Easton, posted over 1 year ago Two interesting old-timers here. Oda. Zephyr dates back to Thwaites' registration in 1911. This second generation Odont carries 3' inflorescences and at least 30 blooms. The hybrid was Cda. noezlia... Read More

Oda. Colwell

Author is Andy Easton, posted over 1 year ago Well Oda. Colwell is not much to look at...... but it has produced several outstanding red breeding lines of today. Guided by Alan Moon, Eric Young picked up this plant from Charlesworth's and prod... Read More

Hybridizing Notes: Oda. Tiffany × Oda. Joe’s Drum

Author is Andy Easton, posted over 1 year ago Not new but none better..... here we see two older Tim Brydon seedlings of the hybrid of Oda. Tiffany X Oda. Joe's Drum. Tim played a seminal role in sourcing fine breeding Odonts in England and br... Read More

Hybridizing Notes: Odm. Extraria × Oda. George McMahon

Author is Andy Easton, posted over 1 year ago Registered in 1920, Odm. Extraria (Odm. crispum × Odm. laeve) went nowhere. But a David Stead remake at Mansell & Hatcher introduced us to the alba strain of Odm. Extraria and it is a handsome ... Read More

Hybridizing Notes: Oda. Joe's Drum

Author is Andy Easton, posted over 1 year ago Considered one of the finest patterned Odontiodas ever created, by David Stead at Mansell & Hatcher, Oda. Joe's Drum was first brought to the US by Tim Brydon. Tim, a foundation officer of ... Read More

Hybridizing Notes: Odcdm. Tribbles ‘Pacific Pearl’ × Oda. (Shine Gate × Wearside Pattern)

Author is Andy Easton, posted over 1 year ago This is the classic style flower from Odcdm. Tribbles' hybrids, usually on tall, branched stems and nearly always with the typically triangular Onc. trilobum lip. This is a triploid hybrid as 'Paci... Read More

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