This miniature Bulbophyllum has unusual flowers with a remarkably long banana shaped creamy white lip. It is native to New Guinea where it is reported at 700m altitude. We have seen similar miniature bulbophyllums in Laos and their habit is to spread so that they cover the trunk and lower branches of their host trees. […]
We have seen this species growing and flowering in seasonally dry lowland forest in Belize. (photo below) Forest here was semi deciduous with a wet summer and autumn followed y a dry winter and spring. In cultivation it seems to do best for us in baskets and pots in good light and well watered when in […]
This small growing Masdevallia species is native to Ecuador and Peru where it grows in cloud forest from 1500-2800m altitude and so requires cool temperatures, shade and heavy watering, It produces spikes with several flowers that open together. We grow the species successfully in baskets, pots and mounted.
This large flowered Stelis is endemic to Ecuador where it is found in wet cloud forest at 1800m. We therefore grow the species cool and wet all year. It has flowers with a very attractive pink edging against the cream ground colour and our large specimen flowers for many months over the summer and autumn. […]
This is a miniature species widely distributed across South and Central America. The 2mm wide flowers are relatively large for the plant and sprays of up to six flowers all open together. The plant grows in wet montane forest up to 2100m and so enjoys growing mounted in Cool Americas in shade and with daily […]