There is just something special about this mini-Masdevallia… and everytime it blooms I am reminded of its awesomeness. The flowers are not large, but compared to the plant they are rather impressive in size none the less. The plant is no more than 5 cm tall and the width of the flower measures just over 1 cm, but the three long graceful sepals […]
I just can’t get enough of this fantastic little mini Masdevallia! Despite its meager size Masdevallia picturata is one of my absolute favorites, and has been so ever since I first saw one. I tried to grow it once before I built the cool vivarium, and I am sad to say I failed… but now I can provide the right conditions for it and finally […]
I just adore this little Masdevallia, the shear texture of the flowers and the super long sepals, mmmm it really does something for me. You know you are dealing with a real mini when the moss is threatening to overtake the orchid, ha ha. Well, I love the “real” look the moss ads to the scene. These two small orchids are mounted high up on […]
I decided that I cannot wait for a large growing cabinet and rigged up a small growing box for some intermediate growing minis… The little Masdevallia picturata I bought from Lasse a while ago was the first to move in.
With the water and leca bottom RH hovers between 60-70% and temp around 15-19 degrees thanks to the cooler air this close […]