365 days of orchids – Prosthechea prismatorcarpa – day 182

This wonderful species from Central America is a large growing member of the cattleya family that produces long spikes of dramatic flowers. These are butterfly pollinated with the pink section of the lip the perfect shape for a large butterfly to grab a hold. We have seen this species in tall remnant trees on cloudy […]


365 days of orchids – day 181 – Angraecum magdalenae

  This species from the mountains of central Madagascar is one of our most rewarding orchid species. The large waxy, pristine white flowers are wonderfully fragrant and currently fill its section with their intoxicating scent. The plant’s natural habitat is in leaf litter amongst quartzite boulders but we find the species enjoys a mossy basket where […]