Staying with Prosthecheas, I am going to tell you about Prosthechea garciana. Like cochleata, this orchid is upside down (non-resupinate). However, garciana has a slight citrus fragrance. It comes from Mexico at around 1200m altitude and, in our greenhouse, is found in Warm America.
Hello, my name is Heather. I have been a part of the project for two years and dedicate time before, during and after school to it. I am in charge of Cattleya, Brassavola, Tricopillia and Barkeria. The Barkeria spectabilis recently won Orchid of the Year. Over the next few months I will be blogging about […]
I am going to start with Prosthechea cochleata, national flower of Belize. In Warm America, in our greenhouse, at least one of this plant is in flower at any time. This orchid is unusual because its lip is at the top of the flower, not the bottom like most orchids. Some other Prosthechea are the same, but not all. […]