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Ada glumacea
Ada glumacea
This handsome species displays many-flowered stems of sweetly fragrant blossoms. The tapering, elongate flowers have striking deep-brown markings over a rich amber-orange background, and each has a contrasting, patterned, cream-colored lip. The blooms first open with a green background which steadily gains coloration in bright growing conditions, and the richly sweet fragrance gains prominence once the flowers mature. The lush, dense foliage offsets the rich hues of the floral display and stands approximately 12 inches tall.
Temperature Tolerant. August - September blooming. Species from Central America.
Orchid of the Day: August 19, 2020
starting at
$25.00
Angraecum distichum
Angraecum distichum
Unusual stems of succulent-like, plaited leaves and tiny white flowers characterize this prolific, compact plant. Sweetly fragrant. Grows in shade, and temperatures similar to Phalaenopsis. Warm to Intermediate. August blooming. Species from Central Africa.
Orchid of the Day: June 26, 2011
starting at
$25.00
Brassavola Jimminey Cricket
Brassavola Jimminey Cricket
These elegant, sweeping flowers are three and a half inches long and bloom from vigorous, stiff, upright leaves. The flowers are a fusion of the its Central American, species parents: the distinctive shape, night fragrance, and translucent, creamy-green color of Brassavola nodosa, and the larger sized and delicately fringe lip of Rhyncholaelia digbyana.

Current taxonomy has this intergeneric hybrid classified as a Rhynchovola, since moving Rl. digbyana out of the genus Brassavola and into Rhyncholaelia.

Intermediate growing. July - August blooming.
Orchid of the Day: July 24, 2020
starting at
$35.00
Brassavola nodosa 'Susan Fuchs', FCC/AOS
Brassavola nodosa 'Susan Fuchs', FCC/AOS
With a natural spread of nearly 5”, this awarded clone is large for the species; likely a true grandiflora. Petals are light green, the lip huge, white, and dominate. Its night time fragrance has earned it the common name, “Lady of the Night” orchid. Intermediate growing. July - August blooming. Species from Central and South America.
Orchid of the Day: August 10, 2018
starting at
$35.00
Brassia verrucosa 'Santa Barbara', AM/AOS
Brassia verrucosa 'Santa Barbara', AM/AOS
These unusual blooms have a distinctive, sculptural elegance with their elongate, slender, sturdy petals and sepals arranged along the vertical. The combined floral display of larger specimens can be breathtaking in their effect. The bright, milky yellow-green flowers have deep purple spots over the basal (center-most) third and have an off-white, speckled lip. This is the only Brassia species that takes temperatures down to freezing.

When this variety was awarded in 1996 the so-called 'spidery' flowers of this Central American species measured over 14 inches on a spray of nine flowers. The plants offered here are divisions from the same awarded plant.
Temperature Tolerant. August blooming.
Orchid of the Day: July 26, 2020
starting at
$50.00
Bulbophyllum acutebracteatum
Bulbophyllum acutebracteatum
This unusual, ultra-miniature, crawling-type Bulbophylum is one of our smallest orchids! The vibrant, braid-like inflorescences are one to two inches long with bright orange flowers. . Intermediate growing. July - August blooming. Species from West Africa.
Orchid of the Day: July 26, 2015
starting at
$17.50
Bulbophyllum purpureorhachis
Bulbophyllum purpureorhachis
Dark maroon flowers bloom along an inflorescence that resembles a cobra, or a long paddle with little beetles marching up and down it. . Intermediate growing. August - September blooming. Species from Africa.
Orchid of the Day: August 23, 2016
starting at
$50.00
Cattleya Callistoglossa var. coerulea
Cattleya Callistoglossa var. coerulea
Lovely five inch flowers with tinted blue petals and a lip broadly marked with slate blue. Plant height, when in bloom is under 24”. Temperature Tolerant. August - September blooming.
Orchid of the Day: August 22, 2018
starting at
$50.00
Cirrhopetalum sikkimense
Cirrhopetalum sikkimense
The gorgeous floral display of this unusual species blooms as a cluster of what looks like a circular arrangement of tiny elves' slippers. Deep green, fleshy leaves grow two to three inches high from each shiny, round pseudobulb. Originally from the tropical valleys along the Himalayan foothills in the eponymous Sikkim region of India. A delightful orchid for the indoor, or hot-house collection.
Warm growing. July - August blooming. Species from the Himalayas.
Orchid of the Day: July 19, 2020
starting at
$65.00
Dendrobium lindleyi
Dendrobium lindleyi
This species from Vietnam produces showers of quarter sized golden-yellow flowers. Growth habit is compact and attractive with short pseudbobulbs covered with paper-like sheathing. Flowers have sweet honey-like fragrance. Formerly known as Dendrobium aggregatum. Intermediate growing. July - August blooming. Species from Vietnam.
Orchid of the Day: July 21, 2018
starting at
$35.00
Eria convallarioides
Eria convallarioides
The ""baby corn"" orchid? This prolific, thick bulbed orchid produces neat cones of tiny, pale yellow flowers with orange lips. Warm to Intermediate. August blooming. Species from the Eastern Himalayas.
Orchid of the Day: July 19, 2008
starting at
$17.50
Laeliocattleya Zacatecas 'Mirage'
Laeliocattleya Zacatecas 'Mirage'
A cross between two of the most significant temperature tolerant Cattleya Alliance species: Laelia anceps and Cattleya tigrina (syn. leopoldii). The flowers are cerise-pink with darker pink lips, and they bloom in a cluster held nicely above the foliage. The plants offered here are first bloom new divisions. . Temperature Tolerant. August - September blooming.
Orchid of the Day: August 10, 2016
starting at
$35.00
Liparis nutans 'Memorial Elizabeth Mipro', HCC/AOS
Liparis nutans 'Memorial Elizabeth Mipro', HCC/AOS
An awarded cultivar of this unusual, epiphytic species from the Phillipines. Produces a tall, densely blooming plume of orange and red flowers of a somewhat shiny wax-like texture. The flowers also have an intriguing fragrance similar to the scent of pepper oil. Grows well alongside Phalaenopsis. Intermediate growing. July - August blooming. Species from Philippines.
Orchid of the Day: July 14, 2016
starting at
$25.00
Masdevallia barlaeana 'Harold', HCC/AOS
Masdevallia barlaeana 'Harold', HCC/AOS
A jewel-box species from elevations of 4000-5000 feet in Peru. These charming half inch wide flowers are intense in color and accented by slightly darker stripes. Some describe the exquisitely rich red color as a dark pink hue, others say intense fuchsia, and still others simply call it red. In Peru it grows on rocks, but in cultivation it does better potted where it spreads quickly, becoming a ruby pin cushion.
Cool growing. August blooming. Species from Peru.
Orchid of the Day: July 17, 2020
starting at
$25.00
Neofinetia falcata
Neofinetia falcata
When grown in a slatted wooden basket, the beautiful white roots of this species cascade down making a unique and lovely display; in its native Japan, it is grown in traditional decorative ceramic pots. Two distinct and very beautiful presentations for this elegant orchid. The flowers of this species are a delicate white, bloom in lacy clusters, and emit a sweet fragrance that is at its most powerful in the evening. . Temperature Tolerant. August blooming. Species from Japan and Korea.
Orchid of the Day: July 29, 2014
starting at
$35.00
Pleurothallis immersa
Pleurothallis immersa
With as many as sixty, sequentially blooming flowers per spike on this epiphytic species from Guatemala; this plant outperforms even the awarded varieties on record! The charming, flowers are pumpkin-colored, each with a tiny crimson lip, and measure about one centimeter tall. The flower spikes are produced from out of the midline of the leaf and bloom for a few of months! . Warm to Intermediate. August - September blooming. Species from Guatemala.
Orchid of the Day: July 31, 2018
starting at
$25.00
Pleurothallis pubescens
Pleurothallis pubescens
For enthusiasts of bizarre-flowering orchids this species from Brazil is sure to delight! A series of tear-drop shaped, deep burgundy flowers bloom from the base of the leaf along its center. Intermediate growing. July - August blooming. Species from Brazil.
Orchid of the Day: June 28, 2017
starting at
$25.00
Restrepiella ophiocephala var. purple
Restrepiella ophiocephala var. purple
The 'snake-headed' pleurothallid as named by Lindley in 1838 (from Greek, ophidian = snake, cephalus = head). "...so similar to the head of a snake with the jaws open..." - Lindley. Blooms throughout the year from the leaf nodes of both new and old leaves. . Warm to Intermediate. August - September blooming. Species from Mexico to Costa Rica.
Orchid of the Day: December 15, 2013
starting at
$17.50
Stanhopea tigrina 'SanBar Black on White'
Stanhopea tigrina 'SanBar Black on White'
Blacker than most. Whiter than most. Cleaner than most. Outstanding among many of the best, and of course with that same extraordinary fragrance! PLEASE NOTE : plants still in their plastic pots should be transplanted into hanging wire baskets (at least eight inch) when blooms finish. . Temperature Tolerant. July - August blooming. Species from Mexico.
Orchid of the Day: August 27, 2016
starting at
$50.00
Stanhopea tigrina 'SanBar Gold', AM/AOS
Stanhopea tigrina 'SanBar Gold', AM/AOS
Our biggest, latest blooming, and most colorful Stanhopea tigrina. The flower colors are a rich golden yellow under a contrastingly dark pattern of oxblood red, which is nearly solid over the basal two thirds of the petals and sepals. The sculptural, modified lip is cream-yellow, densely flecked with red, and has deep red at the base. Very powerfully fragrant flowers, with a sweetly spicy aroma. . Temperature Tolerant. August blooming. Species from Central America.
Orchid of the Day: August 11, 2014
starting at
$75.00
Stanhopea wardii
Stanhopea wardii
Very unusual and striking, large, waxy, golden-yellow pendant blooms with a spicy fragrance. Native habitat ranges from Mexico to Panama. Best for hanging in open-weave baskets to allow the spike to emerge below the plant. . Cool to Intermediate. August blooming. Species from Mexico to Panama.
Orchid of the Day: August 3, 2016
starting at
$25.00
Stenoglottis Bill Fogarty
Stenoglottis Bill Fogarty
Enchanting! An intriguing primary hybrid of two African species, Stenoglottis fimbriata and Stenoglottis woodii. The petite flowers are a delicate pink color with tiny pink spots, and bloom sequentially on plume-like flower spikes.

Deciduous! Like its parents, this hybrid is a deciduous perennial, typically loosing all its leaves seasonally, while the subterranean bulbs rest before the next growth season. This means that for a brief time their pots appear bare, but soon the past leaves are replaced by new rosettes of foliage. So, don't throw this out when all the leaves fall off - it's not dead, it's just resting!

Temperature Tolerant. August - September blooming.
Orchid of the Day: August 16, 2020
starting at
$17.50
Stenoglottis macloughlinii
Stenoglottis macloughlinii
Although sometimes considered a pink form of the species Stenoglottis woodii this plant has noticeably fleshier foliage and inflorescences with higher flower count. Grows as a compact plant with an overall height under eight inches when in bloom. Native to Zimbabwe and South Africa. . Temperature Tolerant. July - August blooming.
Orchid of the Day: July 1, 2020
starting at
$17.50
Stenoglottis woodii
Stenoglottis woodii
This rare terrestrial orchid blooms as an elegant, airy plume. Each petite flower is white with tiny pink freckles on the lip. This species is not deciduous, unlike some of the others in this genus. . Cool growing. August blooming. Species from South Africa.
Orchid of the Day: July 9, 2020
starting at
$17.50
Vanda Paki
Vanda Paki
An outdoor-thriving and very free-blooming primary hybrid from the crossing of Vanda suavis and Vanda cristata. These blooms have the unusual, cinnabar-red lip markings of V. cristata and the delightful speckled pattern and rounded shapes of V. suavis.

Once they reach 'specimen' size, which usually means they plant is large enough to have branched foliage, they bloom for most of the year! Great outdoors with Cymbidiums or in with the Cattleyas. . Temperature Tolerant. July - August blooming.
Orchid of the Day: June 15, 2020
starting at
$25.00

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