Restrepia brachypus

Restrepia brachypus

Restrepia is one of the more flamboyant genera in the orchid world. The colors and patterns found in these species are just incredible. I think Restrepia brachypus is right up there with the most beautful ones with its striking bright yellow and rust striped lip and purple antennas. It is a cool to cold growing epiphyte from the mountains of South America where it can be found on altitudes from 1180 to 3200 meters. Flowers measure […]

By |2014-10-15T15:19:02+01:00November 25th, 2012|Categories: My orchids|Tags: , , , , , |8 Comments

Restrepia brachypus

Restrepia brachypusRestrepia is a genus I am getting to appreciate more and more. They seem quite content to bloom often and abundant and the shape and colors produced in the flowers are quite stunning! What is not to love? This fantastic colorful little gem came from Ecuagenera i May and it is blooming in the cool vivarium right now. The flowers measure about 6 cm tall […]

By |2017-10-13T11:25:47+01:00July 20th, 2011|Categories: My orchids|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments