Prosthechea kautzkii grows in central and south America and in our greenhouse is in warm America. It is found in primary forests in bright light around 500-1200 meters. It flowers in late spring to early summer.
Prosthechea fragrans grows in central and south America from lowland tropical rainforest to lower montane forests up to 2000 meters. In our greenhouse it is found in warm America. Its common name is ‘The fragrant Prosthechea’.
Prosthechea prismatocarpa grows in central America, in low cloud forest on large tree branches, and is found in our greenhouse in warm America. Its common name is ‘Prism-Shaped Seedpod Prosthechea’. It has long lasting, waxy, fragrant flowers.
At the moment in cool America we have a Zygopetalum mackayi in flower. This is a orchid that is a native of Brazil and is cool growing.
Our Coelogyne stricta has started to come into flower and for some reason all of our Coelogynes that have come into flower have started with two flowers. Coelogyne stricta is quite a large species and each flower measures 2 inches across. This orchid is quite similar to Coelogyne elata.