This is a warm growing epiphyte from the Celebes Islands in Indonesia. It produces long lived flower spikes that flower more or less successively over a long period. The flowers are thick waxy. We find that this species grows well in a basket of course bark with frequent watering throughout the year.
This unusual Coelogyne species has a wonderful habit of flowering for several years from each flower spike, a habit it shares with a small number of other species from section prolifera. The result is a specimen plant with flowers simultaneously produced from several year’s growths. After flowering the flower spikes take a ten month rest […]
This dramatic Gongora is named after Choco state in North eastern Colombia where it found as an epiphyte in Mangrove swamp. It is therefore a warm growing species and at home in our Warm Asia section (although growing nowhere near Asia) Our clone has a really dramatic eye on the lip and the flowers are large […]
This is an unusual Central and South American member of the Oncidium family . It grows long stems of overlapping short pointed leaves similar to a group of unrelated Dendrobiums for Asia. The clusters of long lasting flowers emerge from between the leaves and several year’s stems flower together. We have seen this species growing […]
This is a fragrant species from Central America. We have seen it growing abundantly in hot lowland forests in Guatemala and Belize and the best place we have found to find it in the wild is to visit the Ancient Mayan city of Tikal where it is east to spot from the tops of the […]