Dracula sodiroi subsp. erythrocodon

So, the Dracula indulgence continues. Dracula sodiroi is an intermediate to cool growing terrestrial or epiphytic species named after Father Sadira who first discovered it in 1900. It grows in the northwestern regions of the Pichincha provice in Ecuador at altitudes between 1800 to 2300 meters. The bell shaped flowers form on erect racemes and the pendant growing style further enhances the bell connection. Apparently the characteristic to produce more than one flower at the same time on this erect raceme […]

By | 2014-10-15T14:49:00+02:00 February 12th, 2013|Categories: My orchids|Tags: , , , , , , |4 Comments

Dracula sodiroi and the demands of Dracula culture

Dracula sodiroiI picked up this lovely little Dracula from Ecuagenera at the Sofiero orchid show in May and I just adore it! It is a medium sized cool growing Ecuadorian terrestrial or epiphytic species found at elevations of 1500 to 2400 meters. I was waiting for the flower to open up a little more before photographing it, but this is as good as it got […]

By | 2017-10-13T11:25:55+02:00 October 9th, 2010|Categories: My orchids|Tags: , , , |2 Comments