Bulbophyllum Gutulatum

Picked up this little Bulbophyllum Gutulatum beauty a couple of weeks ago at Orquidário Paulista. Couldn’t resist the purple lip. Common Growth Conditions & Species Information Light: Dappled or Partial Shade Temperature: 50-62˚F / 10-17˚C {night average} Bloom Season: Spring / Winter Flower Size: 2 1/4″ / 6 cm Fragrant: No


Restrepia striata…blooming again!!

Restrepia striata…the plant that keeps on giving. This was one of the first orchids that I bought when I first moved to São Paulo two years ago. It was in bloom with one single flowered inflorescence, and has not stopped since. I previously posted about my Restrepia but I’m so enamored with this little plant […]


Ornithophora radicans

I just saw an Ornithophora radicans at an orchid show here in São Paulo last month, and it was a monstrous plant!! Mine is so tiny and cute, but this thing was a bush! I can see that if given time, and proper cultivation this species is quite rewarding. Common Growth Conditions & Species Information […]


Encyclia polybulbon

A few months ago I was visiting friends in Florianópolis, a beautiful island in the south of Brazil, and I happened upon an orquidário in the south part of the island. Orquidário Açores {named for the region in which it is located} is run by a wonderful old man, Senhor Antônio. The nursery is located […]

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