Dendrobium Hilda Poxon

orchidnickJune 9, 2013

The hybrid Dend Hilda Poxon (Dend tetragonum x Dend speciosum) can have a variety of expressions as there are numerous different D speciosums one can choose from to create this popular hybrid. Mine is simply labeled D Hilda Poxon varient. I don't think it's a clonal name just indicating this is one of the numerous HPs.

What's interesting about this plant is that the flowers will change as the seasons progress. It will bloom off and on until Feb with a big flush coming in Feb. As the temperatures drop in the fall more and more red will come through from the tetragonum. Right now there is no red at all in the flower other than in the throat. I will post pictures as the month go by to demonstrate this change.

Nick

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inga007(Ont. 6a)

A chameleon in fact. :>)
Love the blooms

    Bookmark   June 10, 2013 at 8:46AM
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Greencurls(Z5)

I like the color and the shape is fantastic. I look forward to the color progression pics.

    Bookmark   June 11, 2013 at 10:21PM
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orchidnick

Stay tuned till Feb 2014. The next election will be well under way by the time this one stops blooming.

Nick

    Bookmark   June 12, 2013 at 12:43AM
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orchidnick

No change yet still blooming the same way but a small plant had it's first bloom. Another Hilda Poxon. Since it is small that will probably be it's only bloom. I bumped this one up so the 2 can be compared.

Nick

    Bookmark   August 12, 2013 at 4:48PM
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Sheila(8b SW Texas)

Love these blooms!

    Bookmark   August 18, 2013 at 7:42PM
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orchidnick

Now it's beginning to change. The red is coming through as it has been getting cold. There will be more red by Jan or Feb.

Nick

    Bookmark   December 4, 2013 at 11:47PM
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orchidnick

It's got a handful open but the big flush comes in Feb.

Nick

    Bookmark   December 4, 2013 at 11:50PM
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orchidnick

It's got a handful open but the big flush comes in Feb.

Nick

    Bookmark   December 4, 2013 at 11:57PM
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shirley-z-8-tx

Such pretty blooms and so many. I like it. Looking forward to future posts.

    Bookmark   December 5, 2013 at 10:56AM
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orchidnick

Now the red is fully evident. It won't get any redder.

Nick

    Bookmark   December 25, 2013 at 3:38PM
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jane__ny(9-10)

Incredible, love it! What a great plant.

Jane

    Bookmark   December 26, 2013 at 12:55AM
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