As Borat would say: "Great Sucess"
Utilizing the services of a warm green house, a cold greenhouse, RO water, MSU fertilizer, humidifiers and every trick know to orchidom, I managed to produce one bloom on a Miltoniopsis. Actually it's an over whelming spike with one more flower coming.
Miltoniopsis Dr Ruth Ors 'Volcano E'yes' x Hawaiian Waters 'Light Speed' (even the name is difficult, takes a minute to type) not only survived but actually bloomed. I usually kill every Miltoniopsis I have ever tried. The last 4 however have actually survived for 2 years. Every one is smaller than when they were bought but at least they are making new growths. Most had from 6 to 10 flower spikes on them when they were bought.
Last year they survived but there were no blooms. This year I get to taste the fruits of my labor because one of them actually has ONE (that's 1 with NO zeros behind it) flower spike with 2 buds, one of them now actually open. The other 3 plants are giving me the finger.
Why are these suckers so difficult? I read up on them, try to do what is suggested but nothing seems to work. Trader Joe has them with 10 spikes, nothing easier than that it would seem.