Cochlioda noezliana – 365 days of orchids – day 835

Another London Show star is this astonishing species that is possibly the brightest orchid species we grow. Cochlioda noezliana a startling scarlet species from the cloud forests of Colombia that has been a major influence on orchid breeding since its discovery. It is the orchid species behind the red in many of the red orchids […]


Masdevallia veitchiana – 365 days of orchids – day 834

Another Masdevallia species featured on our display today is Masdevallia veitchiana. This is one of the bright orange/red orchids we have grouped together as humming bird pollinated species. This species is endemic to Peru where it grows between 2000m and 4000m as a terrestrial amongst grasses and we are indebted to Henry Oakley for these […]