365 days of orchids – day 685 – Rodreguezia decora

Some of our orchids are compact and convenient to grow others are not. These very attractive flowers belong to one of our more challenging Brazilian species. This relative of Oncidium grows 3cm pseudobulbs separated by 15cm of vertical rhizome and so rapidly climb up from any basket or support they are given. I am sure […]


365 days of orchids – day 684 – Isochilus linearis

  This remarkable orchid is one we have seen growing in hot dry rainforests in lowland Guatemala and in cool mountain forest in Brazil. The range of the species has actually been recorded from Mexico to Argentina and from 300-3900m altitude. Few orchids exist across such a range of habitats. We first observed the species […]