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I am really proud of it as I have become successful to plant it.I had never before tried to do so.My gardener had succesfully planted one but this is my first time.



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Well done!

8 Jun, 2011

 

Thanks Meanie.It is all because of the inspiration that I get from you people.

8 Jun, 2011

 

Its so beautiful Camillia....

9 Jun, 2011

 

Thanks Moti :)

9 Jun, 2011

 

Camillia:

What type of orchid, is it?

10 Jun, 2011

 

I feel so bad that everytime I have to say I don't know.My husband had brought it from jungle when he was trekking there.Sorry :(

10 Jun, 2011

 

Camillia:

I know there's so many hundreds of thousands of species/varieties of known orchids. It's a major challenge to identify them. :>)

13 Jun, 2011

 

But I think Vanda are heavenly.I will upload a few pictures for you.

13 Jun, 2011

 

Camillia:

I look forward to seeing them.

Orchids are a big business here. There's so many thousands of species/varieties available for sale. Some people have their patios and front porches full of them. My neighbor has hundreds of Epidendrum hybrid orchids (with white, pink, purple, yellow, red and orange flowers) growing in their front, side and back yards.

14 Jun, 2011

 

Then your neighbourhood must be a rainbow of colours.You are very lucky that you can see so many flowers and plants.

17 Jun, 2011

 

Camillia:

Yes, I am very lucky! It's amazing the interesting plants/trees we can grow in San Diego's dry subtropical climate. Although, in your wet tropical climate it's probably even better...because you get rain during your summer. We only sometimes get some light showers during the monsoonal season (which should be starting soon).

18 Jun, 2011

 

Its very hot these days here but we are getting heavy rainfall too.

18 Jun, 2011

 

Camillia:

It must be very hot and humid.

We've had cooler than average weather...only highs around 80ºF/27ºC. (for inland San Diego). La Niña has kept us cooler than normal the last two springs, although, it has weakened quite a bit...so the meteorologist say. I think this very strange La Niña is suppose to be gone by July. Late June or July is when the monsoonal season starts. We usually just get the south-easterly monsoonal flow which bring hot and humid weather and some clouds from the heavy thunderstorms over the mountains. Sometimes the thunderstorms drift towards the coast (it happened a few times last year).

18 Jun, 2011

 

Yeah, it is Delonix. 27*C...we can think of that only in winters ( I think ) We have around 40 now.And we never have La Nina here.As Nepal is a land locked country.I think so.Isn't La Nina something associated with ocean??I mean, it is the atmosphere influenced by the sea.Am I right?

18 Jun, 2011

 

Yes, La Niña is the cooler than normal Pacific Ocean waters (it's the opposite of El Niño - warmer than normal Pacific Ocean waters). However, La Niña and El Niño affects the weather patterns around the world.

We did have some really hot weather back in May up to 100ºF/38ºC. Typically, we get the very hot weather in late summer and fall...when the temps can get up to 110ºF/43ºC or hotter...and I hate it!

San Diego County's local deserts average 110ºF/43ºC in summer...but many times will get up to 120ºF/49ºC or even hotter. I never go out to the desert in summer...it's too miserably HOT! :>)

18 Jun, 2011

 

Thanks for the information about La Nina.We don't have deserts in Nepal so I have never experienced that much temp.

18 Jun, 2011

 

Camillia:

You're welcome. We have several deserts here in the southwest of the U.S. The Sonoran and Mojave are the largest ones.

Of course, the famous Death Valley is located in the Mojave Desert in California. Death Valley had the second hottest official temperature ever recorded on earth which registered: 134 F (56.7°C). This is just slightly lower than the hottest temperature of 136°F (57.8°C) in Al 'Aziziyah, Libya.

19 Jun, 2011

 

So you are from California.I don't know what gave me the impression of you being from Australia.

I think Death Valley is the lowest and the hottest place in North America.I can't imagine that much temp..I did't know Al Aziziyah is the hottest region of the world.Thanks Delonix.I am getting a lots of knowledge about the world in GoY.I think GoY is IQ buster :)

19 Jun, 2011

 

Camillia:

Yes, I live in San Diego, California...which is the city bordering old Mexico. :>)

Actually, Death Valley is the lowest and hottest spot in the western hemisphere. I believe Death Valley and Al Aziziyah have very similar annual averages...which are very HOT!!! LOL! :>)

Yes, GoY has some very interesting and smart people. I learn a lot from the people on this garden website.

20 Jun, 2011



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