Dendrochilum filiforme – 365 days of orchids – day 990

  We have a third miniature in a row for you today with Dendrochilum filiforme. This is one of our smaller Dendrochilum species and in common with most of the genus it produces a pendant spike of delicate little fragrant flowers. The species is native to the Philippines where it grows from 660-2250m altitude. We […]


Stelis stevensonii – 365 days of orchids – day 989

I said yesterday that our miniatures at Bristol were really appreciated and here’s a second of those miniatures. Stelis stevensonii is a vigorous small growing plant that produces lots of spikes of well spaced little flowers typical of the genus. This species is endemic to Ecuador and lives in wet forests at around 1600m. This […]


Pleurothallis costericensis – 365 days of orchids – day 988

One of the most popular features of our display at the Bee and Pollination Festival has been our tiny flowered orchids. This charming miniature pleurothallis is native to the cloud forests of Costa Rica (as the name suggests) and Panama up to 1800m. We find it thrives in low light in our Cool Americas section […]