Pleurothallis restrepiodes – 365 days of orchids – day 1498

Some small flowered orchids make fantastic specimens and Pleurothallis restrepoides in one them. The plant shown here is now in a 4 litre pot and has 46 gorgeous long flowers spikes of nodding deep red flowers. We find the species very easy to grow and flower as it is happy with temperatures down to 5C […]


Prosthechea aemula – 365 days of orchids – day 1497

We have lots of fragrant orchids in flower this week and our Warm Americas section is especially fragrant thanks to Prosthechea aemula. Prosthechea aemula is a vigorous grower with 15cm pseudobulbs and 25cm long dark green leaves produced each summer and long lasting sprays of up to nine flowers from each pseudobulb in early spring. […]