Pleurothallis costaricensis – 365 days of orchids – day 1999

The penultimate orchid in 365 days of orchids is a miniature that reminds me of wonderful expeditions to the cool forests of Costa Rica. 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 […]


Cymbidium erythrostylum- 365 days of orchids – day 1998

  Our second Cymbidium this week is Cymbidium erythrostylum. This small growing cymbidium is native to Vietnam where it grows in cool forests at around 1500m. We find this species very straight forward and reliable with the advantage of flowering relatively quickly from seed. The plant shown in the photograph flowered three years out of […]