Pleurothallis sp. baeza – 365 days of orchids – day 1099

Today’s prize orchid has to be this remarkable Pleurothallis laden with thousands of golden flowers. We are massive fans of the diverse genus Pleurothallis and some of the species produce massive amounts of flower. This species is one we have yet to positively identify (i will add a close up of a single flower once […]


Dracula deltoidea – 365 days of orchids – day 1098

Dracula amaliae (day1093) is not the only dracula gracing Cool Americas this week as we also have the massed flowers of Dracula deltoidea. Draculas are spectacular relatives of Masdevallia and a genus with many species produce a fantastic show of flowers. Dracula deltoidea that is flowering this week has smaller flowers than most of our […]