Thanks Stacey-lovely rose-The rain is over and my house is not in a flood plain. No landslides or anything like that. We did have torrential rains though-sometimes it was as much as 2-3" an hour. Not fun to be out in. We had 1/2 of our yearly rain in 6 days.
"In nature orchids grow in the forks of tropical trees with filtered light from the canopy. I just use any fine pine bark with mine, they have to drain really well. They do not flower until they are tight in the pot. I have seen the most neglected…"
"Also this cymbidium is still in flower in summer, six months after it first flowered. Its a bit knocked about from wind , rain, and we have had some hail in that time. Its under a weeping cherry but is still fairly exposed. They are a tougher than…"
"This cymbidium orchid budded six months ago in winter here in Australia, I moved in side to open up and it has been flowering for all that time and still looks great. I moved it back outside because the leaves are starting to yellow and I don,t want…"