365 days of orchids – day 251 – Scaphosepalum verrucosum

This species is always in flower and so we have been waiting until a quiet time to post it. The species is native to Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia, Venezuela and Guyana at altitudes of 1300 to 3500 meters and I have seen it described as a miniature and although the flowers are small grows into a very large plant […]


365 days of orchids – day 248 – Cymbidium lancifolium

This is a small growing Cymbidium found across a wide range from the Himalayas t0 Japan and south through South East Asia and Malaysia. It is a terrestrial species in cool evergreen forests from 2000-2300m where it grows in leaf litter and moss. To reflect its natural habitat we grow the species cool and shaded […]