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Dendrobium fuscifaucium

Dendrobium fuscifaucium

I only have a little information about this species because it is a newly discovered species in 2022.

Dendrobium fuscifaucium is a recently discovered orchid species native to Southeast Asia, specifically Laos. It’s a truly captivating addition to any orchid collection, especially for those who love miniature and compact plants.

Dendrobium fuscifaucium is a relatively new species and can be difficult to find. However, here at Siborchid, we are proud to offer this unique orchid to our customers. Visit our website or contact us today to learn more about purchasing Dendrobium fuscifaucium.

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Summer Orchid Highlight

Summer Orchid Highlight GALLERY BLOG

Dendrobium parishii var. semi-alba ‘Red Wine’

This summer, add a touch of elegance to your collection with the Dendrobium parishii var. semi-alba ‘Red Wine’ orchid. Unlike its white flowered cousins, this rare variety boasts a captivating “red wine” colored lip, making it a true standout. Enjoy its delightful fragrance, reminiscent of raspberries and cream, as the fragrant blooms grace your home throughout the late winter and early spring. This easy-care orchid thrives in bright, indirect light and is perfect for both beginner and experienced orchid enthusiasts.

Dendrobium parishii “Three Lip Six Eye”

Bring a conversation starter to your summer with the dazzling Dendrobium parishii “Three Lip Six Eye” orchid. This captivating variety lives up to its name, boasting a unique three-lobed lip and six distinctive eye markings on its petals. The vibrant blooms, typically appearing in shades of lavender or purple, put on a spectacular show during the summer months. This moderately-care orchid thrives in warm, well-lit environments, making it a perfect addition to your sunny windowsill or patio.

Rhynchostylis retusa

Bring the tropics home this summer with the captivating Rhynchostylis retusa, also known as the Foxtail Orchid. Cascading racemes of fragrant, white and pink speckled flowers resemble a fox’s tail, adding a touch of whimsy to your décor. This easy-going orchid thrives in warm, humid conditions with bright, filtered light. Unlike many orchids, Rhynchostylis retusa can be grown bare-root or mounted, making it a versatile choice for any display. Enjoy its delightful summer blooms and fill your home with its exotic charm.

Ascocentrum christensonianum

Bring the heat to your summer with the fiery blooms of the Ascocentrum christensonianum! This Vietnamese native bursts with vibrant pink flowers, adding a touch of exotic flair to any indoor space. Nicknamed “Christenson’s Ascocentrum,” this miniature to medium-sized orchid thrives in warm to hot temperatures, making it a perfect fit for the summer season. Enjoy its delicate, cascading flower spikes throughout the spring and fall, each boasting blooms around 1.5 cm wide. Ascocentrum christensonianum is a breeze to care for, requiring only moderate watering and bright, filtered light. This compact beauty is ideal for hanging baskets or mounting on driftwood, allowing its graceful form to take center stage.

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Orchid Bloom Spring

Rhynchostylis gigantea Orange Peach

Spring is here: A Celebration of Rhynchostylis Blooms!

Rhynchostylis gigantea leads the pack with its elegant light pink blooms, each adorned with a white spot, for the original blooms that start appearing in January. But these orchids aren’t just pretty faces. With some *TLC from passionate growers, they come in a rainbow of colors, from fiery reds to soft pinks.”

(“TLC” stands for “tender loving care.”)

And it’s not just about looks—the Rhynchostylis also fills the air with a sweet, citrusy scent, making them a joy to have around. Taking care of them is easy too. Just give them some sunlight, water them regularly (but don’t drown them!) and keep them in a moderately humid environment.

If you want to keep your Rhynchostylis happy, remember to fertilize them lightly, repot them every few years, and avoid overwatering. And most importantly, enjoy their blooms while they last—they’re a fleeting but beautiful reminder of the season’s renewal.

Whether you’re a seasoned orchid lover or just starting out, Rhynchostylis orchids are a perfect way to welcome spring into your home. So, as the world comes alive with color, make sure to seek out these floral treasures and let them brighten up your space!

This is a photo I took this month showing six colors of Rhynchostylis gigantea:

  1. Rhynchostylis gigantea (standard color)
  2. Rhynchostylis gigantea White or Alba
  3. Rhynchostylis gigantea Pink
  4. Rhynchostylis gigantea Red spot
  5. Rhynchostylis gigantea Orange
  6. Rhynchostylis gigantea Red
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January Gallery

Dendrobium fytchianum

For the first time in January, I decided to try something new. I picked up my phone and set out to photograph the orchids that grace my website, sib orchid.

Dendrobium fytchianum

Dendrobium fytchianum

First One, the Dendrobium fytchianum.

Imagine a cascade of delicate, white stars dangling from slender, arching stems. Each blossom boasts a velvety center, hinting at a touch of sunshine hidden within its pearly depths. As I zoom in, capturing the intricate veining on the petals, I lose myself in the sheer perfection of this miniature masterpiece.

Next, my lens dances with the Trichocentrum Ollie Palmer Hybrid.

This flamboyant beauty is a riot of color, a kaleidoscope of fiery dark pink, sunny white, and splashes of magenta. Its fan-shaped blooms, impossibly thin and translucent, seem to hover in midair, defying gravity with their ethereal grace. Each angle reveals a new burst of color, a playful wink from this botanical jester.

Slipping deeper into the foliage, I encounter the Bulbophyllum polliculosum,

a master of disguise. Its blooms, cunningly camouflaged against the leaves, resemble tiny green frogs perched on miniature logs. But peek closer, and you’ll discover a hidden secret – a pair of ruby red eyes peering from their leafy camouflage. This cheeky orchid plays a delightful game of peek-a-boo, testing my photographic patience, but rewarding me with a grin-inducing grin of my own.

Finally, the crown jewel of the day: the Neofinetia darwinara charm “blue moon”.

This orchid holds the night sky captive within its delicate petals. A mesmerizing shade of lavender, almost blue under the dappled sunlight, whispers of moonlit gardens and stardust meadows. Its sweet, delicate fragrance adds an olfactory dimension to its ethereal beauty, leaving me breathless with awe.

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Orchid show 2023

Orchid show
Orchid show

Highlight Orchid show 2023

The photo capturing the Highlight Orchid you acquired at the 2023 local Orchid show is undoubtedly a stunning addition to your collection! Orchids, being captivating plants, make such shows an incredible opportunity to delve deeper into their world. They offer a chance to discover new orchid varieties and witness the meticulously cared-for plants of seasoned collectors. These exhibitions not only provide knowledge but also spark a sense of motivation and passion for expanding your own collection.

Vanda luzonica

Sib Orchid

Orchid show 2023 GALLERY BLOG

Paphiopedilum venustum alba 

Sib Orchid

Orchid show 2023 GALLERY BLOG
Orchid show 2023 GALLERY BLOG

Bulbophyllum crassipes?

Please let me know

Vanda Hybrid

Sib orchid

Orchid show 2023 GALLERY BLOG
Ceratostylis retisquama

Ceratostylis retisquama

Sib orchid

Paphiopedilum micranthum

Paphiopedilum micranthum
Orchid show 2023 GALLERY BLOG

Paphiopedilum Hybrid

Vanda coerulea

Orchid show 2023 GALLERY BLOG
Paphiopedilum armeniacum

Paphiopedilum armeniacum

Vanda coerulea alba

Vanda coerulea alba

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Care Tips: Dendrobium Hibiki Primary Hybrid

Dendrobium Hibiki

The Dendrobium Hibiki primary hybrid: A beautiful and easy-to-grow orchid

The Dendrobium Hibiki is a primary hybrid orchid, a cross between the species Dendrobium bracteosum and Dendrobium laevifolium. It is a compact, epiphytic orchid that produces showy, scented, waxy, purple-pink blooms. The flowers are typically 2-3 inches in diameter and can last for several weeks.

The Dendrobium Hibiki is a relatively easy-to-grow orchid, making it a good choice for beginners. It prefers bright, indirect light and moderate humidity. It should be watered regularly, but be careful not to overwater, as this can lead to root rot. Fertilize your Dendrobium Hibiki during the growing season with a balanced orchid fertilizer.

How to care for your Dendrobium Hibiki:

  • Light: Bright, indirect light. Avoid direct sunlight, as this can scorch the leaves.
  • Temperature: Warm temperatures, between 65-80 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Humidity: Moderate humidity, around 50%.
  • Watering: Water your Dendrobium Hibiki regularly, but be careful not to overwater. Allow the potting mix to dry out slightly between waterings.
  • Fertilizer: Fertilize your Dendrobium Hibiki during the growing season with a balanced orchid fertilizer.
  • Potting: Dendrobium Hibikis prefer to be potted in a well-draining orchid potting mix.
Dendrobium Hibiki
Dendrobium Hibiki

How to bloom your Dendrobium Hibiki:

To bloom your Dendrobium Hibiki, it is important to provide it with the proper care. This includes bright, indirect light, moderate humidity, and regular watering and fertilization. During the winter months, when the plant is dormant, reduce watering and fertilization.

To encourage blooming, place your Dendrobium Hibiki in a cooler location, around 60 degrees Fahrenheit, for a few weeks. Then, move it back to its regular location and resume regular watering and fertilization. The plant should bloom within a few months.

Tips for growing a Dendrobium Hibiki:

  1. Dendrobium Hibikis are epiphytes, meaning they grow on other plants in the wild. When potting your Dendrobium Hibiki, use a well-draining orchid potting mix.
  2. Dendrobium Hibikis need good air circulation, so avoid placing them in crowded pots or in areas with poor air circulation.
  3. Dendrobium Hibikis are susceptible to root rot, so be careful not to overwater.
  4. Dendrobium Hibikis can be propagated by division or by keikis (aerial plantlets).
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Care Tips: Discover Dendrobium formosum

Dendrobium formosum

Dendrobium formosum: A Beautiful and Fragrant Orchid

The Dendrobium formosum is a beautiful and fragrant orchid that is native to the Eastern Himalayas and Northern Thailand. It is a compact to medium-sized orchid with erect, terete stems and spreading, oblong-elliptic leaves. The flowers of the Dendrobium formosum are produced in groups of 1 to 4 and are short but intoxicatingly fragrant.

Dendrobium formosum

Care tips for Dendrobium formosum orchids

  • Light: Bright, indirect light is ideal. Avoid extended exposure to direct sunlight, as this can scorch the leaves. East- or south-facing windows are ideal.
  • Temperature: Warm temperatures between 25°C to 38°C are best. Dendrobium formosum orchids can tolerate cooler temperatures, but they will not bloom as prolifically.
  • Humidity: High humidity levels between 60% and 80% are preferred. If the air in your home is dry, you can increase the humidity around your orchid by placing it on a pebble tray or misting it regularly.
  • Water: Water in the morning when the potting mix is dry to the touch. Allow excess water to drain completely. Dendrobium formosum orchids are epiphytes, which means that they derive their moisture from the air and rain. Be careful not to overwater your orchid, as this can lead to root rot.
  • Fertilizer: Fertilize weekly during the active growth period with a balanced orchid fertilizer. You can also fertilize your orchid every two weeks with a weaker solution. During the winter months, when the orchid is dormant, you can reduce fertilization to once a month.
Dendrobium formosum

Dendrobium formosum Care Tips

  • Potting medium: Dendrobium formosum orchids prefer a well-draining potting medium that is specifically designed for orchids.
  • Repotting: Dendrobium formosum orchids should be repotted every two to three years, or when the potting mix breaks down. Choose a pot that is one size larger than the current pot.
  • Pruning: Dead or dying canes can be pruned at any time. New canes should not be pruned until they are fully mature.
  • Pests and diseases: Dendrobium formosum orchids are susceptible to a number of pests and diseases, including mealybugs, scale, and aphids. Inspect your orchid regularly for signs of pests or diseases. If you find any pests or diseases, treat them immediately.
Dendrobium formosum

Blooming: Dendrobium formosum orchids typically bloom in the spring, but they can also bloom in other seasons with proper care. To encourage blooming, provide your orchid with bright, indirect light and warm temperatures. Water and fertilize regularly during the active growth period.

Enjoy your Dendrobium formosum orchid! With proper care, your orchid will thrive and reward you with its captivating beauty for many years to come.