Masdevallia rolfeana – 365 days of orchids – day 900

For day 900 we have a very special masdevallia. This is Masdevallia rolfeana and a clone that has been in our collection since 1995. This mounted plant is growing beautifully hung on a metal tower in Cool Americas and burst into flower yesterday. This floriferous masdevallis is native to Central America and we have seen […]


Phalaenopsis equestris- 365 days of orchids – day 887

This miniature Phalaenopsis species is native to the Philippines and Southern Taiwan where it is reported growing as an epiphyte in lowland forest near streams. It is a compact plant, 15cm across, that produces lots of flower The small flowers are produced on arching spikes that continue to grow for several months with successive flowers […]