365 days of orchids – day 529 – Lockhartia lunifera

  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 […]


365 days of orchids – day 528 – Prosthechea prismatocarpa

  This wonderful species from Central America is a large growing member of the cattleya family that produces long spikes of dramatic flowers. The flowers are butterfly pollinated with the pink section of the lip the perfect shape for a large butterfly to grab hold of. We have two varieties of the species; a smaller, […]