Archive | June 2012

Brother Peacock Orchid

In 1992, Brother Orchid Nursery registered the cross of P. Paifang’s Queen and P. Golden Peoker as Phal. Brother Peacock. The resulting hybrid produced flowers different from Black Orchids – that varied greatly in size, flatness, floriferousness and with widely varying amounts of blotching. However, overall, the resulting flowers were fairly round, white spotted with red. To date, there are only 12 registered hybrids made with P. Brother Peacock but these 12 hybrids have already made their mark and it is rapidly becoming apparent that several of them may soon be candidates for the Phalaenopsis Hall of Fame as very important stud plants. Continue reading