Onc flexuosum

orchidnickJuly 19, 2013

Cold to warm grower from a large region of South America, grow it outside, very hardy. Oncidiums seem to get little respect but they can be nice. This one is just getting started, when it has 5 to 7 inflorescence with 50 flowers each it is a real golden shower.

Nick

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orchidnick

It's a climber, has ascended about 2' at this time.

    Bookmark   July 19, 2013 at 2:34PM
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orchidnick

The flowers are small but there are many and the yellow is intense. When the sun hits them, they jump at you.

    Bookmark   July 19, 2013 at 2:36PM
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orchidnick

They are about 1 cm in size.

    Bookmark   July 19, 2013 at 2:38PM
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jane__ny(9-10)

I love it! How beautiful to have it hanging, great idea. What is it growing on?

I envy your weather, it seems perfect.

Jane

    Bookmark   July 19, 2013 at 10:59PM
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orchidnick

It's not hanging, it's growing up a 2' long stick. Has nearly reached the top. I plan to add another stick to keep the process going. Actually the stick is hanging.

Nick

    Bookmark   July 20, 2013 at 10:10PM
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barbara_in_la(So. Cal.)

It's beautiful! I love these dancing ladies. I need to add one to my collection!

    Bookmark   August 1, 2013 at 4:08PM
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Sheila(8b SW Texas)

Such bright, cheerful blooms!

    Bookmark   August 18, 2013 at 7:56PM
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