THE CYMBIDIUM HYBRIDS

The resulting progeny from the union of two different species (known as a primary hybrid), or of a species and a hybrid, or of two hybrids (known as a complex hybrid).  

Discover the variety of man-made and naturally occurring Cymbidium hybrids.

Friday, 11 December 2015 06:16

Cymbidium Assassination Tango

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(Memoria Amelia Earhart x Khai Tango)

LIGHT
moderate to bright light
WATER
allow to dry between watering
HUMIDITY
50% is optimum
TEMPERATURE
BLOOM SEASON
blooms in February

 

 

Ed D. was awarded an HCC / AOS with a score of 79 points for his exhibited Cymbidium  Assassination Tango giving it the cultivar name of  'Fires of Spring' in February of 2015.

 

Saturday, 05 December 2015 15:57

Cymbidium Cabaret

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(Woody Wilson x Vogelsang)

LIGHT
moderate to bright light
WATER
allow to dry between watering
HUMIDITY
50% is optimum
TEMPERATURE
BLOOM SEASON
blooms in February

 

 

Ed D. earned 2nd Best in Show at the 2015 NVOS Annual Show in March for his exhibition of Cymbidium Cabaret 'Tyger Jade'as well as an AOS/HCC scoring 75 points in May of 2014.

Wednesday, 25 November 2015 02:11

Cymbidium Chen's Ruby

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(iridioidesGolden Elf)

LIGHT
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WATER
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HUMIDITY
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TEMPERATURE
heat tolerant
BLOOM SEASON
fragrant, blooms in late fall

 

 

 

 

Vinton B. earned 3rd place with his Cymbidium Chen's Ruby 'Gold Tiger' at the 2015 November meeting. 

 

Saturday, 10 October 2015 23:44

Cymbidium Goden Elf Featured

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(ensifolium x Enid Haupt)

LIGHT
moderate to bright light
WATER
do not allow medium to dry out, coarse bark - water frequently
HUMIDITY
do not allow medium to dry completely, mist daily
TEMPERATURE
heat tolerant, but protect from frost
BLOOM SEASON
fragrant yellow blooms from spring into fall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coarse potting mixture is preferred due to thicker than normal roots, a tight fitting tall pot will result in consistent blooms perhaps twice a year. Prefers the heat and bright light tolerant.  They are also quite thirsty and hungry, so the coarse medium implies it needs to be watered a lot.  Can tolerate cold temperatures, but protect from frost.  The solid yellow blooms have a light-citrus fragrance that can be noticed several feet away in bright light and very warm temperatures

Use a balanced fertilizer (20-20-20) during growth season, ease off as buds form.  Add Nutracote 12-3-15-7-2. It is a 180 day controlled release fertilizer.  Apply a tablespoon full per gal pot in late December, apply it again in June.

The 7 and 2 are calcium and magnesium - both are needed by cymbidiums.

Wednesday, 09 December 2015 20:13

Cymbidium Shifting Sands

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(Pearly Queen x Sand Castle)

LIGHT
moderate to bright light
WATER
allow to dry between watering
HUMIDITY
50% is optimum
TEMPERATURE
BLOOM SEASON
blooms in February

 

 

Congratulations to Cheryl P. for earning Best Cymbidium in Show as well as Best Cymbidum by Advanced Exhibitor at the 2015 Pacific Orchid Exposition.

Saturday, 22 August 2015 22:39

Cymbidium Yal 'Monica' x. Mem. Amelia Earhart 4n Featured

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an unnamed Cymbidium hybrid.

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