Ornithocephalus

Ornithocephalus gladiatus

Ornithocephalus gladiatusThis is a warm to intermediate growing miniature epiphyte found on Grenada and down through the southern neotropical Americas. I keep it mounted in the warm vivarium, quite bright and humid, but I allow it to dry out a bit in between waterings. I got it from Peruflora last April and this is the first bloom for me. I can’t find much information about […]

By |2017-10-13T11:25:49+02:00February 27th, 2011|Categories: My orchids|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

An Ornithocephalus sensation

Ornithocephalus sp.Let’s start off the new year with a fantastic little mini Ornithocephalus species. Despite its diminutive size it always puts on an amazing show, seemingly intent on outdoing itself each season. I got an impressive 22 inflorescences this year and the flowers will last for about 2 months! It is a virtual fireworks display of white little birds in flight and I just adore […]

By |2017-10-13T11:25:51+02:00January 1st, 2011|Categories: My orchids|Tags: , , , , |10 Comments