Leptotes bicolor

Leptotes bicolor

Leptotes bicolorLeptotes is a very small orchid genus of only nine species from Brazil, Paraguay or Argentina. Five of the recorded species have been described as late as this millennium, so perhaps it is not so strange that they are quite rare in cultivation. But still I cannot help wondering why this is such an under appreciated genus.

Leptotes bicolor is a lovely epiphyte from the subtropical rainforests and […]

By |2017-10-13T11:25:49+01:00March 26th, 2011|Categories: My orchids|Tags: , , , , |6 Comments

The haul from the orchid show at Sofiero last weekend

Sofiero, Sweden 2009The Sofiero orchid show came with sunny blue skies and nice spring temperatures this year. Dear husband and I set out early in the morning to get there when they opened at 10 am. Well, we made it by 10:45 but who’s counting. The whole Sofiero park was in bloom, and the castle by the ocean looked almost like a fairytale […]