365 days of orchids – day 605 – Dendrochilum filiforme

  This is one of our smaller Dendrochilum species that in common with most of the genus produces a pendant spike of delicate little fragrant flowers. The species is native to the Philippines where it grows from 660-2250m altitude. We find that our plant does best cool and damp in our Cool Americas section (yes […]


365 days of orchids – day 604 – Epidendrum ciliare

  This attractive epidendrum species is found right through Central America and down through Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. Out of flower it looks very like a uni-foliate cattleya but soon shows it’s unique character when the flower spikes appear. Spikes produce up to six large flowers evolved to attract a moth pollinator although it offers no reward […]