This small growing Masdevallia species is native to Ecuador and Peru where it grows in cloud forest from 1500-2800m altitude and so requires cool temperatures, shade and heavy watering, It produces spikes with several flowers that open together. We grow the species successfully in baskets, pots and mounted.
This large flowered Stelis is endemic to Ecuador where it is found in wet cloud forest at 1800m. We therefore grow the species cool and wet all year. It has flowers with a very attractive pink edging against the cream ground colour and our large specimen flowers for many months over the summer and autumn. […]
This is a miniature species widely distributed across South and Central America. The 2mm wide flowers are relatively large for the plant and sprays of up to six flowers all open together. The plant grows in wet montane forest up to 2100m and so enjoys growing mounted in Cool Americas in shade and with daily […]
This species has grows as a climbing stem with alternate 4cm leaves and these interesting flowers produced from the stem. Pelatantheria insectifera is native to lowland forest in the Himalayas and South East Asia and we find it enjoys warm temperatures and drying out between waterings. The thick fleshy water storing roots indicate a dryish […]
Odontoglossum crocidipterum is a cool growing species native to wet montane forests above 2200m from Venezuela to Peru where it grows as an epiphyte in evergreen trees. The short sprays produce relatively large flowers and a well grown bulb will usually produce two spikes with up to six flowers on each spike. This plant is […]