Masdevallia herradurae

Masdevallia roseola

Masdevallia herraduraeThis is a miniature epiphyte from Peru and Ecuador where it grows at elevations of 1500 to 1900 meters. It is a fast growing caespitose species, which means that it forms dense tufts. I grow it mounted on EpiWeb in the cool vivarium at medium light levels. The plant is definitely best displayed mounted, when potted it was really hard to see the flowers […]

By |2017-10-13T11:25:59+01:00May 28th, 2010|Categories: My orchids|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Masdevallia roseola

It must be Masdevallia season…

Masdevallia rolfeana …because almost all of my Masdevallias are blooming now. I have an aquarius hybrid that has been blooming non-stop since May 2008! Another, a small Masdevallia guttulata – truly a perpetual bloomer – is working on on flower number 9 on the same inflorescence at the moment. Only the two winter blooming tovarensis are not in bloom right now. We’ve had a bit of […]