Masdevallia rolfeana

Masdevallia rolfeana

Masdevallia rolfeanaA very nice Masdevallia endemic to Costa Rica where is grows in the cloud forests from 1400 to 2200 meters. It is fairly tolerant of warmer temperatures and I actually bloomed this on the windowsill in my intermediate growing room before moving it into the cool vivarium in April. The flowers measure about 7 cm and each inflorescence usually produce up to three flowers each […]

By |2017-10-13T11:25:55+01:00September 17th, 2010|Categories: My orchids|Tags: , , , , , , |2 Comments

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 […]