Ceratostylis retisquama

aachenelf z5 MplsNovember 2, 2008

Found throughout Asia, The Philippines and New Guinea. This has to be the easiest orchid to grow IÂve ever owned. I started with a small piece about 4 years ago, pinned it to a piece of tree fern and stuck that in a pot. The plant is now about 12 inches across and blooms like this many times per year. 1 inch flowers.

Kevin

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xmpraedicta(3b Saskatoon)

This is just fantastic color...really great growing.

    Bookmark   November 2, 2008 at 8:47PM
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scott361(7)

I just love these kind of orchids.
Compact and loaded with pretty blooms.
Great growing and really nice photos!

Scott

    Bookmark   November 3, 2008 at 2:55PM
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arthurm(Sydney, NSW AUST)

Kevin, i am saying to myself, "i will resist temptation and not buy another orchid."

Great growing!

    Bookmark   November 3, 2008 at 4:27PM
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tucker_sp(Z4 MN)

Boy, that's one I really could enjoy - where did you get it? Really nice plant & picture.

Tucker

    Bookmark   November 4, 2008 at 7:54PM
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sambac(z10fl)

What a cute little plant!

    Bookmark   November 5, 2008 at 5:58AM
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aachenelf z5 Mpls

Thanks everyone. Yes, I consider this a must have, so Arthur you have to get it. I don't remember who gave this one to me, but it was someone out here. Sorry it took me so long to respond, but my 'puter had a meltdown. I'm now back.

Kevin

    Bookmark   November 10, 2008 at 11:27AM
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bayard(zone 6 / NJ)

Great compact growth habit. Wish mine would grow that way!

    Bookmark   November 10, 2008 at 7:16PM
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