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Masdevallia sp., Masdevallia

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Masdevallia coccinea

Masdevallia sp.

Family: Orchidaceae
Origin: South America
Small shrub 2-5 ftShadeSemi-shadeEpiphyteRegular waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersUnusual colorRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowers

Most of these plants are from high altitude cloud forests and require very cool conditions and abundant moisture throughout the year. They cannot tolerate dryness, low humidity, or excessive temperatures and the plants are very easy to kill.

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