Wednesday, August 25, 2010

What's Wrong With This Picture?

 The correct answer is "Griffin is being good," but I'll also take "those inflorescences need staking."  The Miltassia C.M. Fitch 'Izumi' gives her a number of leaves to chew on, and those bloom spikes look like they could use some nudging with her cheeks.  After all, we still don't know whether Charles Fitch is a dog person or a cat person.


This plant has come a long way since I bought it (about a year ago).  It has five inflorescences and some of the buds are starting to show the purple hues of the flower.  It's in a 5" pot with multiple holes drilled in it, filled with Hydroton from RePotme.  That whole thing is in a 6" pot filled with aquarium gravel.  The gravel has kept it from falling over and it's also created -- not a semi-hydroponic situation -- a "quasi-hydroponic" one.  My Mtssa. loves the clay Hydroton marbles and and many of my Cattleyas do, too.  More accurately, my plants love that they're in soil-less medium because it makes my over-watering less offensive.  The velamen glues itself to clay and the medium takes up as much water as it needs.  


I should add that RePotme is a Kitty Approved! vendor.  One of their strengths is affordable shipping costs, which is a big deal when we're talking about big bags of special rocks and dirt.  They look really good when you do the math and compare their growing media prices to other vendors, and they just sell orchid potting supplies, which is very confidence-inspiring.


Anyway, I need to figure out why Griffin is acting so behaved -- she must be plotting something big.  I'm sure I'll get an answer when she wakes up from her nap.  Until then, I'll let her rest under the foliage and hope for the best.

4 comments:

Unknown said...



French Bulldog dog Breed is specializing in breeding quality French Bulldog Puppies for Sale of different species like the Black and tan, white, Blue Fawn, Blue, Brindle, Chocolate, Fawn french bulldog puppy, Lilac, Merle, Sable, and White french bulldog puppies. We aim to produce quality French Bulldogs who are both fantastic, socialized companions that show excellent prospects. We go the greater length to ensure that all our puppies leave our home very healthy and are ready to become hugely anticipated addition to your family.

frenchbulldogdogbreed said...


French Bulldog Puppies for Sale
French Bulldog Puppies for Sale near Me
French bulldog for sale
french bulldog for sale cheap
blue french bulldog for sale
Chocolate French bulldog for Sale
Brindle French Bulldog For sale
Merle French Bulldog for Sale
White French Bulldog for sale
Sable French bulldog for Sale
Lilac French Bulldog For Sale
Fawn French Bulldog For Sale
Blue fawn French Bulldog for Sale
Black and white French Bulldog for Sale
Black and tan French Bulldog for Sale

Bird and Parrot Store said...

Bird and Parrot Store is the largest live bird breeder and seller. We also sell bird food, bird toys, accessories and everything you need for your birds. Parakeets for Sale, Caiques for sale, Eclectus for sale, Cockatoos for sale, Conures for Sale, Amazons Parrots For sale, African Grey Parrots for Sale, Macaws for sale, LoveBirds for Sale, Senegal Parrots For Sale, Softbills For Sale, Toucans, and Touracos for Sale, Poicephalus for Sale, Pionus for Sale, Lories, and Lorikeets for Sale, Parrotlets for Sale. Bird and Parrot Store



Birds for sale
Parakeets for Sale
Caiques for sale
Eclectus for sale
Cockatoos for sale
Conures for Sale
Amazons Parrots For sale
African Grey Parrots for Sale
Macaws for sale
LoveBirds for Sale
Senegal Parrots For Sale
Senegal Parrots For Sale
Toucans and Touracos for Sale
Pionus for Sale
Lories and Lorikeets for Sale

Brayan Maxwell said...

pug puppies for sale
pug puppy for sale near me
teacup puppies for sale near me
pug puppies for sale
pugs for sale
pugs for sale near me
cheap pugs for sale
pug for sale
teacup pug
teacup pug puppies for sale
black pug puppies for sale
pug puppies for sale,pug puppies for sale near me
teacup pugs for sale,teacup pugs,teacup pug puppies for sale,teacup pug for sale near me,pug for sale near me,pug puppies for sale under,teacup pugs,pug puppies near me,teacup pugs,teacup pug puppies for sale,pug puppy for sale,mini pug,baby pugs for sale,pug breeders near me,pugs puppies for sale,black pug puppies for sale,miniature pug
pug puppies,pugs for sale near me,pugs for sale near me,pugs puppies,black pugs for sale
teacup pug puppies for sale,pugs for sale,baby pugs for sale