Watering your Paphs
When people ask us why their Paphs do not grow well for them, the problem is usually how they water. Proper watering is key to growing quality Paphiopedilum. Water Quality Good quality water goes a long way towards improved Paph culture. What is good quality water? It is water that has a low total dissolved […]
You have probably heard this many times: you need to repot your orchids regularly. There are a few exceptions that do not like their roots disturbed, Angraecum sesquipedale is a good example. It is especially important to repot Paphiopedilum orchids if you want to grow them successfully. Why repot? Most Paphs are sold in bark […]
Read how we manage winter shipping to ensure your Paphiopedilum order can arrive safely. We want your plants to arrive healthy and happy!
Mexipedium xerophyticum is a rare and unique slipper orchid species from Mexico. It has small white flowers with pink staminodes. They bloom sequentially, usually appearing one at a time on the inflorescence. Each spike can stay in bloom for many months. This species blooms for us from early summer through fall. New growths are produced […]
Fall 2022 Open House
Our annual fall open house will be at Gold Country Orchids, this is where we grow our plants. There will be great deals and many new releases. You can also find fantastic plants that we don’t have on our website. It’s also a chance to see our seedling benches filled with new crosses that will […]
Pacific Orchid Exposition, San Francisco
February 23-26-, 2022…we will be participating in the Pacific Orchid Exposition in San Francisco. Come see outstanding displays and take advantage of this opportunity to buy from international vendors.
Caring for Paphiopedilum fairrieanum
Having trouble growing Paphiopedilum fairrieanum? We have some tips for you.
Paphiopedilum spicerianum...or not!
If you have a Paphipoedilum spicerianum in your collection, there’s a chance you actually don’t!
2020 Spring Open House
Learn about our annual spring open house. It will be at Gold Country Orchids. It will also be lots of fun.
2023 Paph Guild Meeting and Show, Ventura, CA
The annual Paphiopedilum Guild Meeting will be held in Ventura, CA in January 2023. We will be speaking and have plants for sale at the meeting. We can bring any pre-orders as long as we receive orders by January 21. If you have never been to the Paph Guild you are missing a out on […]