Orchids & More

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+02:00May 28th, 2010|Categories: My orchids|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Masdevallia roseola

A taste of Peru in Gothenburg

Orchids & More order - Peru/Ecuador listIf only all weekends were this fun.  The order from Peru Flora in Peru, with a quick layover in Germany at Orchids & More, came in on Friday. So, this was my view for morning coffee Saturday. Nice! I spent a very pleasant morning (or better part of the day) doting […]

Dreaming of remote Peruvian cloud forests

Mmmm… German grower Orchids & More just returned from Ecuador and Peru with a huge shipment of orchids – and there are a lot of really cool orchids on their new list. I just have to get my hot little hands on a few of them! Luckily I am not the only one feeling this way, and in no time at all I had found an order to piggyback on for […]

By |2009-10-25T21:58:37+02:00October 25th, 2009|Categories: A day in the life of...|Tags: , , , , |3 Comments

Ta-da!! The new orchids are in!

Nano inspired orchid vivarium  Finally the mini orchids from O&M are in! Well some are perhaps not very mini… they may have to move out as soon as I get a larger growing cabinet. It was a big job but I am very happy wit the reslult! I am also thrilled to find that moss has started to grow on EW […]

By |2017-10-13T11:26:20+02:00November 22nd, 2008|Categories: My orchids, Projects|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Ta-da!! The new orchids are in!