Prosthechea baccalus – 365 days of orchids – day 1242

For the second day running we have a wonderful orchid from Central America. This species is most notable for its powerful fragrance that fills the whole of Warm Americas with its delicious play-doh scent. Prosthechea baccalus is found over a wide range through Central and South America and forms a large plant with 40 cm […]


Trichoglottis rosea – 365 days of orchids – day 1240

As we have two of our three Trichoglottis species flowering this week it seems like a good idea to post them on consecutive days. Trichoglottis rosea has a similar growth form to yesterdays Trichoglottis smithii with alternate leaves along a thick stem, its long lasting flowers are very different, as they are produced in profusion, […]