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Annual Valentine's Sale and Open House
Tuesday February 9th thru Sunday February 14th 2016
At Ironwood Estate Orchids
3757 Sandy Ford Rd, Hickory, NC  28602
Purchase in person, by phone (828) 294-3950 or e-mail
Over 100 Blooming Orchids for Sale!
Purchase $50 or more and receive 10% off your entire purchase (some exclusions apply)

Blooms and buds and sheaths  All are here now
Come to the greenhouse to be introduced to these delightful and amazing orchids
Or contact us and we can carry you into the collection by phone / e-mail
              Shipping:  The shipping charge to the customer is exactly what the shipping cost is, plus $10 for boxing.  (more for very large boxes)  
Usually shipped by US Post Office Priority Mail 
Call (828) 294-3950 or e-mail to order and to inquire about these orchids

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Description Size Price Shipping
Blc. Chia Lin 'Shinsu #1' AM-JOGA (Oconee x Maitland)

Full round, 6" dark red blooms, with ruffled edges on the petals and lip with golden veining.
This is a great red
Large blooms
8" Great, Full, Mature Plants
with several growths
$85 See shipping info. above
Hknsa. Koolau Sunset 'Hawaii' AM/AOS (Slc. Mae Hawkins x Ctna Keith Roth)  

Velvety dark burgundy red blooms,
Flower size approx 2-2.5" across
Compact Grower-Under 14" Tall,
Often blooms twice a year when mature.
Fall and Spring.
Have one very full, mature plant with several sheaths and new growths in 5" pot $65 See shipping info. above 
Slc. Jewel Box 'Dark Waters' AM/AOS (C aurantiaca x Slc Anzac)

Wonderful red blooms    Absolutely delightful   Compact plant   Excellent growth habit

Really Red Blooms! Compact and easy growing. Growth is close together so that it makes a full pot.  Flower Size is approx. 3" across.

Have two in 6" pots $65 See shipping info. above 

Lc. Bonanza 'Texan' x C. Chocolate Drop  'NOK'

Chocolate Drop is a famous dark chocolate red
Strong pretty growth bifoliate and unifoliate 
Picture is from where they bloomed in January 2013.  Color appeared consistent from plant to plant.
Great mature plant,
Has bloomed
8" pot
$85 See shipping info. above 

Blc. Dennis Kone 'Lake View'

Clusters of 3" - 4" waxy red flowers
Great red
4" Std pot
Growing great
Near blooming size
$45 See shipping info. above 

Ctna. Jamaica Red 'Island Jewel' (Bro sanguinea x Ctna Keith Roth) 

Mini red  Fall-Winter (and have seen some bloom in Spring)
Miniature-under 12"  Blooms small, round, full 
Have one in 5" pot


See shipping info. above
Slc. Rajah's Ruby 'Sweetheart'

Clusters of 3″ - 4” orange / red blooms.
Plants are fairly compact growers.
Blooms generally late winter/early spring.
Mounted $49.95
See shipping info. above 
Slc. Anduril 'Krull's Scarlet' x Pot (Jim Krull x Elaine Taylor)

Mini Red
Has bloomed
One 4"
Mature plant
Has bloomed
$35 See shipping info. above
Slc. Alyssa Nehemie 'Valentine Lady' (Lc. Fancy Lady x Slc. Wendy's Valentine)

Dark red to orange
Winter bloomer
Should look close to picture
Have two in 5" pots $50 See shipping info. above


Lc. Hausermann's Sultan 'Summer Spectacular' HCC/AOS (Kencolor x C. guttata)
Blooms are held above the plant Waxy texture blooms  Natural Summer Bloomer Has a GREAT SPICY FRAGRANCE! A Truly Spectacular Cattleya Flower size approx. 4" across


Pot. Elaine Taylor 'Krull-Smith' FCC/AOS  SOLD    
Slc. Ann Komine 'Breathless' AM/AOS SOLD    
Ctna Why Not 'Because' (C aurantiaca x Bro sanguinea)
Mini Red - Under 12" tall Fragrant Background information: C. aurantiaca: From El Salvador & Mexico Bro. sanguinea: From Jamaica & Cuba

Slc Red Berry   Mini Red    Spring Bloomer

Blc. Murray Spencer 'ArmRoys Dark Star' FCC/AOS SOLD    
  Lc. Carolyn Reid 'Lynchburg'  Beautiful dark red.  These are divisions of a large plant.  SOLD    
  Smbc (Schomburgkia) Dulatiaca 'Lava Flow' AM.AOS  Dark red, waxy blooms   Bloomed in Feb/March SOLD    
  Pot. Spring Fires (Lc. Fires of Spring x Lc Fire Island) x Pot. Carolina Splendor (Pot. Waikiki Splendor x Blc. Oconee)   From seed Bifoliate  This is a Lenette cross #3112 Spring Fires is a 1984 cross   Carolina Splendor is a 1992 Lenette cross.  An AOS des. of Carolina Splendor  fragrant, star-shaped flowers, wine red, ruffled petals, lip beet purple with heavily ruffled edges, throat old gold.  This cross with Carolina Splendor is one to collect




Pot. Mem. Harriet George 'Glendale Heights' (George's Jewel x Mem. Deana Sanders) Gorgeous orange with dark red ruffled lip.  Winter bloomer SOLD    


Pot George's Jewel x C Chocolate Drop Dark red with darker red lip SOLD    
  Blc. Mary Ragan 'Ponkan' x Pot. Elaine Taylor 'Krull-Smith' FCC/AOS  SOLD    
Pot. Alyce Kaiser 'Red Dawn'  (Makaha Dawn x Lc. Lisa Ann)
Compact size, brick red
  Pot Hey Song 'Tian Mu' AM/AOS  Red  SOLD    
Blc. Owen Holmes (Blc. Harlequin x Blc. Oconee)
The Owen Holmes has been awarded HCCs, and AMs.  Large brick red with yellow 'eyes' in lip.  Fragrant, large blooms
Hknsa. Koolau Sunset 'Hawaii' AM/AOS (Slc. Mae Hawkins x Ctna Keith Roth) Compact, under 16" tall, dark red blooms SOLD    
  Pot. Mem. Shel Newberger 'Northbrook'
 (Blc. Susan Stromsland x Slc. Vallezac)

Slc. Jeweler’s Art ‘Carved Coral’ AM/AOS (Lc. Drumbeat x Sc. Doris) Beautiful Coral Colored to peach, 4" flowers.  When well grown, 3 - 5 flowers per stem.  1981 Stewart Inc. cross

Blc. Oconee'Mendenhall' AM/AOS (Lc Belle of Celle x Blc. Norman’s Bay)  
This is a famous 1976 cross
This special orchid has been used to create many hybrids which have gone on to receive awards.  Good on it's own and good for hybridizing. 
Dark Red
Blc. Oconee 'Mendenhall' AM/AOS x Blc Royal Reason 'Dark Tower'
Dark shades of Red. 

Blc. Chia Lin ‘New City’ AM/AOS (Blc. Oconee x Blc. Maitland)  1987 cross
This is a very popular fragrant large red
AOS Description: Three flowers on one inflorescence; sepals and petals ruby red; lip garnet with buttercup-yellow striations in throat; column white tipped ruby red; substance heavy; texture crystalline.

  Pot. (Royal Emperor 'Wade' AM/AOS x Pot Sally Taylor) 
A combination of two great reds.  The AOS description of Royal Emperor 'Wade' is vibrant ruby-red flowers, deeply ruffled, deep gold midway in throat, shading into red black deep in throat, very heavy substance.
Slc. Wendy's Valentine 'June' HCC/AOS  4 inch deep scarlet red flowers with bright yellow in lip SOLD    


Slc. Jewel Box ‘Little Red’ (C. aurantiaca x Anzac) SOLD OUT SOLD    
  Blc. Black Galaxy 'Symphonic' AM/AOS x Blc Hawaiian Darkie  Red crossed with  red SOLD    


Pot. (George’s Jewel x Carolina Splendor)
This is an orange red with yellow flaring from the center. Darker lip. Compact plant.


Blc. Port Royal Sound ‘Night Rider’ AM/AOS (Lc. Amber Glow x Blc. Oconee) SOLD    
  Blc. Orglade's Julie (Lc. Royal Emperor x Blc. Owen Holmes) SOLD    
  Blc. (Fred Stewart x Blc. Dinsmore) Linda Ritter  SOLD    
Pot. Melinda Funke 'Patrick'  Orange / red SOLD    
Blc. Port Royal Sound 'Big Red' (Oconee x Lc Amber Glow)
Beautiful large red.  Fragrant
  Hknsa Hsinying Why Not (Slc. Wendy's Valentine x Ctna Why Not) The growth pattern fills the pot with medium height growth and puts out several new growths.  It blooms several blooms from one sheath and can put on quite a show.  This is a combination of two orchids that are red with a yellow center that bloom in clusters. SOLD    

Pot. Jeanette Marie (Blc Oconee x Pot Free Spirit)
Red overlapping petals with yellow lines in the broad frilled lip

                   Pot. (Mem. Billy Perryman (Blc. Bouton D'or x Slc George Hausermann) x Slc. Wendy's Valentine) 
This is a cross that Lenettes did to honor Billy Perryman. 
These are from seed therefore some blooms have been larger. Blooms on a small compact plant.  Beautiful red with yellow on the outside and center of trumpet shaped lip. These have new growth and sheathing
Sadly, there are no more of these. 
All Sold

Slc. Jewel Box 'Scheherazade' (C aurantiaca x Slc Anzac) AM/AOS, AM/ROS, HCC/AOS, HCC/ODC  Even as a mature plant, these remain small.  This is a rich orange-red; w/ full, dark, rose-red lip with slight yellow veining mini Cattleya that was crossed in 1962 by Stewart Orchids and awarded in 1969. SOLD    

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Dale and Phyllis Erikson  Still growing and enjoying orchids after more than 30 years

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