Category: Species

Peristeria elata

Posted by Sys Admin over 8 years ago This plant has long been one of my favourites. It is a terrestrial and loves warm growing conditions. It is the national flower of Panama where it grows as a terrestrial in loamy soil and humus poc... Read More

Eria rosea

Posted by Sys Admin over 8 years ago This is a small sized member of a large family related to the dendrobriums which is native to China and Hong Kong. Plants bloom in the spring and as the name suggests, they bear 3 to 4 rose colo... Read More

Eurychone rothschildiana

Posted by Sys Admin over 8 years ago Eurychone rothschildiana is a Ugandan species which looks like a Phalaenopsis, and can be grown like a one. They have beautiful large, oval, wavy, stiff olive green leaves with green flowers that h... Read More

Epidendrum prismatocarpum

Author is Lou Lodyga, posted over 8 years ago If you like flowers that make a statement then this striking species is for you. Native to Mexico and Central America it’s found in forests growing on large tree branches. The bright, long-lasti... Read More

Cattleya trianae

Author is Lou Lodyga, posted over 8 years ago This beautiful species is from Colombia’s rain forest and is their national flower. It was selected for this prestigious position because it has the same colors as the Colombian flag. A strong grow... Read More

Bulbophyllum guttulatum

Posted by Sys Admin over 8 years ago This is a small warm to cool-growing member of this large class of orchids which is found in the Himalayas, Assam, Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan, Myanmar, and Vietnam where it grows at elevations of 1000 t... Read More

Christmas Blooming Orchid: Cattleya percivaliana

Posted by Sys Admin over 8 years ago One of the Christmas blooming orchids, this species is native to Venezuela where it is found at altitudes of 1300 – 2000 meters, however the plant will grow and bloom well at sea level as it grows ... Read More

Phalaenopsis bellina

Author is Lou Lodyga, posted over 8 years ago Anyone who has been growing orchids for years will know this species by its former name, Phalanopsis violacea v. Borneo. It was given full species status by Eric Christensen in 1995 and renamed bel... Read More

Prostechea boothiana

Author is Lou Lodyga, posted over 8 years ago A Florida native, also found in the Caribbean and Mexico in dry scrub forest and tropical deciduous forests as a hot to warm growing miniature to small sized epiphyte. It is found from sea level to... Read More

Vanda cristata

Posted by Sys Admin over 8 years ago Vanda cristata Lindl. 1833 Distribution: Himalayas, Tibet and Assam Vanda cristata is found at between 1200-2300 m in the Himalayas (Garhwal to Bhutan), Tibet and Assam (Khasia). Vanda crista... Read More

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