Archive for June, 2012

Mokara Salaya Gold

After more than a year hiatus, I’ll restart the Orchids Alive in Zone 5 blog with a few photos of the a few of the orchids in the collection that are blooming. See the Photos page for more images. The three orchids – Mokara Salaya Gold;  Brassavola nodosa; and Phal. Be Tris. All are reliable bloomers. The Brassavola and Phal. often bloom more than once a year. This time, however, Br. Nodoa produced 41 blossoms, a record for this plant, which I bought at a nursery in Corpus Christi, TX, in 2002. The Mokara was bought six years ago at the neighborhood HyVee.

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