Prosthechea livida grows in central and south America and in our greenhouse we grow it in warm America. It is cool to hot growing and is found on thin branches or main tree trunks in rain forests.
No Valentine’s day would be complete without a mention of pretty flowers! Today we came into the greenhouses to find all of our Cattleya coccineas in full flower. It’s as if they’re trying to tell us that they are better than roses…
I don’t know about making controversial comparisons, but I definitely think this plant deserves to get a word in! Here it is flowering in the wild, in Brazil. What do you think?
Prosthechea brassavolae grows in central America and in our greenhouse in warm America. It is found at 900-2500 meters in wet pine-oak forest. Its flowers are faintly fragrant. It is the orchid on our logo.
Cattleya trianae also known as Flor de mayo (May Flower). It comes from Colombian and is the Colombian Nation Flower this means this orchid need warm to intermediate conditions. Cattleya trianae is a vigorous grower with two growths a year. Cattleya trianae was named after the Colombian botanist Jeronimo Triana. Cattleya trianae is currently out in our greenhouse.
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.