this rare seldom-seen miniature has closely alternating thick 2" flattened green spotted purple leaves; blooms appear on several short dense compact spikes, the beautiful well rounded 1/2" cuppy flowers are soft pink. Ascocentrum / pusillum.
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Cambodia
Brazil Barbosella / handroi.
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a terrific creeping mini miniature with 1/2" leaves that quickly cover its mount, many 3" single flowered spikes emerge simultaneously producing a beautiful display of 1" yellow green flowers, this frequent bloomer is a great addition to any miniature collection
thick flat 6" leaves, 4"+ flowers have apple-green petals and sepals with a pure white flared lip, free blooming and very fragrant at night Brassavola / grandiflora.
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Belize
Thailand Calanthe / vestita.
4" Pot
Elegant species with broad plicate 12" leaves on a 2" to 3" clumping bulbs. The plant is winter deciduous producing a 12" to 24" arching spike that carries 2" white to pink flowers with either a white or lavender 3 lobbed lip with a yellow center or a darker lavender center, very showy
Spectacular species with 8" flowers first discovered in northern Malaysia in 1912, not seen in the wild again until the recent rediscovery of a far superior population in southern Thailand with blooms up to 18", this shade loving plant has 8" dark green leathery leaves atop a 1" bulb, semi-pendant 8" spikes bear clusters of long narrow delicately striped pale pink hanging sepals with a rocking pastel yellow lip Cirrhopetalum (Bulbophyllum) / longissimum (superior form).
4" Basket
Thailand
Guatemala Coelia (Bothriochilus) / guatemalensis.
4" Pot
The smallest species of the genus and also the rarest, this treat has 2" conical clumping bulbs topped with 3 to 4 linear foot long leaves, short spike are held elegantly above the bulbs carrying a cluster of 1" tubular hot pink flowers contrasted with bright green floral bracts
Totally awesome mini species with 1/2" tightly clustering flattened bulbs that carry 2 tiny oval bluish grey-green leaves, single showy 1" flowers are wide open and very showy and are waxy snow white with a bright yellow callus on the lip. Reputation is difficult to grow but if you know its habitat it is easy to grow- treat it like a Laelia anceps- very bright and let dry between waterings, handles temperature extremes well but likes to cool down at night- sorry to most of you Floridians and fellow deep southerners. Constantia / cipoensis.
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Brazil
Vietnam Cymbidium / pseudoballianum.
5" Pot
Rediscovered in Vietnam around 1998 and prior to that was thought to be a natural hybrid - very showy species with very broad leaves for a Cymbidium early bloomer to flowering in July and August for me here in SO CAL. It’s an eburneum type so the growths will continue to grow and flower for multiple years, very fragrant and is also a compact grower.
Another rare and showy Cymbidium that is not seen in the trade often, allied to tracyanum but more compact and also fragrant (Additional shipping may apply due to size of plant) Cymbidium / schroederi.
5" Pot
Vietnam
Australia Dendrobium / Kingianum Ruth AM/AOS.
3" Pot
Genus: Dendrobium Species: Kingianum Ruth AM/AOS Indigenous to: Australia
dwarf form Dendrobium / kingianum v. unknown miniature.
2" Pot
Australia
Burma Dendrobium / loddigesii variegated.
Slab Mounted Plant
Easy-growing dwarf plant with branching slender pseudobulbs up to 5" long, produces several fragrant long-lasting 2" pink flowers with a fringed purple-rose lip with an orange disc, a variegated leaf form with white and red marking on its foliage, exceptionaly rare.
this wetter-growing Dendrobium has long arching and pendant, graceful canes which bear clusters of pure white flowers with yellow nectaries through out the year that twinkle in direct sunlight; the 1" blooms have a variable, somewhat mutant shape, hence the name; plant is easy to grow and probably tolerates a wide range of temperatures Dendrobium / mutabile.
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Java
India Dendrobium / nobile var. cooksonianum.
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a beautiful tri-lip form or peloric form of the species
compact plant, strongly ribbed 3" pseudobulbs topped with a single 3" leaf, pendant 1' spikes carry up to 30 flat rounded golden-yellow 2" flowers, very fragrant with the scent of honey, blooms best with slightly drier winter rest Dendrobium / aggregatum (lindleyi).
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Laos
Thailand Dendrobium / eriaeflorum (darjeelingense).
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adorable miniature, clumping and quickly becoming specimens, 2" canes bear numerous narrow 2" leaves, each cane produces many short densely flowered spikes that literally bury the plant with blooms, the 1/2" flowers are white with a lime-green lip
a wonderful Dendrobium unicum relative with smaller 1" to 3" stubby deciduous bulbs, dark green 2" leaves alternate up the new growth, short spikes emerge from leafless canes each carrying 2-4 awsome 2-1/2" red orange upside down blooms, thin undulated sepals and petals are twisted with a narrow curved creamy yellow lip heavily veined red, fragrant Dendrobium / lamyaiae.
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Thailand
New Guinea Dendrobium / limpidum (dichaeoides fat bulbs).
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another charming pendant clumping miniature (similar to but a different sp. than D. dichaeoides creeping type) from the Pedilonum section, thick fleshy cigar shaped stems up to 4" covered rank-and-file with short 1/2" leaves, hot pink tubular 1/2" flowers appear in dense clusters towards the tips of the stems, rather free flowering with blooms that are gorgeous and long lasting
a far-out miniature with terrific color, shape and fragrance, 2" to 4" purplish canes topped with numerous bright green 2" deciduous leaves, multiple short three-flowered spikes emerge from the cane nodes, blooms are up to 2" in diameter, sepals and petals are twisted and brilliant tangerine, cream colored lip heavily marked with purple venation, is tubular and curls back, intense peach aroma, easy grower Dendrobium / unicum.
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Thailand
Bahamas Encyclia / altissima.
Stick Mounted Plant
very upright tall species that likes it really bright and fairly dry growing up to 2 feet tall, erect spikes reach up to 5 feet high with branched panicles carrying tons of very fragrant 2" showy blooms with a widely flared mustard yellow veined purple lip.
Genus: Encyclia Species: pyriformis Indigenous to: Cuba Encyclia / pyriformis.
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Cuba
Florida (USA) Epidendrum / magnoliae (conopseum Florida) large form.
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taller plant with a climbing growth habit that stair steps upwards.
an elegant outstanding species, robust 4' canes have 4" dark rich glossy green leaves with purple undersides, terminal branched spikes carry many long lasting 1" blooms, the entire flower including the ovary is a brilliant magenta except the extended 4-lobed butterfly-shaped lip which has central white patch Epidendrum / porphyreum.
2" Pot
Ecuador
Peru Epidendrum (Nanodes) / longirepens (mini discolor).
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Genus: Epidendrum (Nanodes) Species: longirepens (mini discolor) Indigenous to: Peru
fantastic plant ,clumping wiry 8" stems with 1" narrow dark green leaves, short often branching appical spikes produce an endless stream of tiny 1/4" pure snow white blooms peppered with bright purple spots Epidendrum / fimbriatum.
4" Basket
Ecuador
Thailand Habenaria / ericmichaelii (rhodocheila pink).
2" Pot
one of the showiest Habenarias, small terrestrial tuber produces a rosette of lanceolate 3" leaves in springtime, densely flowered spikes up to 10" appear in summer, distinctive 1 1/2" blooms have a large four-lobed pink lip, small greenish sepals and 2" spur, completely dormant in winter, needs dry rest
Genus: Habenaria Species: xanthochila (yellow) Indigenous to: Cambodia Habenaria / xanthochila (yellow).
2" Pot
Cambodia
Mexico Laelia / albida 'Blue Boy".
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Splash petaled lip and sepals with coerulea, established mounted divisions
a beautiful and compact member of this genus with 2" bulbs topped with 2 - 3 plicate leaves reaching up to 12" each, numerous 4" single flowered basal spikes emerge in spring along with the new growth carrying a stunning 2" bloom, the sepals are light green, heavily blotched and spotted red/brown, the large oval petals are crystalline white overlaid with a soft rose, the boat-shaped lip is white with a light peppering of rose Lycaste / brevispatha (angelae).
4" Basket
Panama
Mexico Lycaste / cruenta.
4" Pot
an attractive and floriferous plant, dark green 4" pseudobulbs topped with wide plicate 15" deciduous leaves, 6" spikes emerge at the base of the bulbs before and during the emergence of new growths, spikes are topped with a single long-lasting wide-open 4" bloom, glossy sepals are greenish-yellow, petals are bright orange-yellow and lip is brilliant yellow with crimson spotting, blooms spring to fall, very fragrant
Genus: Masdevallia Species: venusta Indigenous to: Peru Masdevallia / venusta.
2" Pot
Peru
Mexico Maxillaria / elatior.
5" Pot
one of Mexico's best Maxillarias, upright climbing growth habit with 2" bulbs with 3-4 basal as well as apical 8" long by 2" wide glossy foliage, short single flowered spikes emerge from maturing growths over several months, the 2" blooms are yellow to red in color with a dark glossy red lip and a contrasting yellow column. (Additional shipping may apply due to size of plant)
Genus: Maxillaria Species: scalariformis Indigenous to: Panama Maxillaria / scalariformis.
4" Pot
Panama
Cuba Oncidium (Tolumnia) / velutinum.
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a miniature equitant with fan-shaped growths spaced every 1" along a creeping rhizome, curved 2" leaves, 6" spikes carry many 3/4" blooms, sepals and petals are pink with a brown base, four-lobed lip is lavender with a yellow crest.
Genus: Osmoglossum Species: convallarioides Indigenous to: Mexico Osmoglossum / convallarioides.
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Mexico
Panama Plant Anthurium / bakeri.
2" Pot
narrow leaves with bright red clusters of hanging berries
another very attractive member of this genus which has a Masdevallia-like growth-habit , clumping upright glossy light-green 5" leaves, erect 5" spikes carry 10 blooms which open in succession, velvety triangular 1/2" flowers are deep orange with a small dark orange lip and blooms almost continuously for many months, makes any fruit fly absolutely weak at the knees. Pleurothallis / endotrachys.
4" Basket
Colombia
Mexico Pleurothallis / pubescens (Mexico).
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Genus: Pleurothallis Species: pubescens (Mexico) Indigenous to: Mexico
Andy really likes this one, extra-cute species with wiry 4" stems each topped with a single cordate leaf, flush blooming inflorescences are semi-pendulous with up to 15 burgundy 1/2" blooms, the elongated dorsal and fused lateral sepals are widely spreading with tiny drooping dog-ear petals that have finely serrated margins, minute lip is still minute Pleurothallis / rowleei Dark.
Bare Root
Colombia
Java Podochilus / muricatus.
Slab Mounted Plant
Genus: Podochilus Species: muricatus Indigenous to: Java
Genus: Polystachya Species: subdiphylla Indigenous to: Tanzania Polystachya / subdiphylla.
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Tanzania
Ecuador Scaphosepalum / grande.
3" Pot
this entire genus of miniatures belongs in a Star Trek episode, Masdevalia growth habit with light green fairly wide 5" leaves, spikes emerge above the foliage and produce consecutive complex 3/4" blooms over many months, fused lateral bright yellow sepals look like the horns of a Cape Buffalo with a bright purple base, inverted dorsal sepal is purple, exotic and free flowering.
Genus: Schoenorchis Species: scolopendria sp. creeping (China) Indigenous to: China Schoenorchis / scolopendria sp. creeping (China).
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China
Colombia Symphyglossum (cochlioda) / sanguineum.
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spikes from 1' to3' produce pendent clouds of cute long lasting, 1/2" bright pink-purple, crystalline flowers with a unique shape can appear at any time of year on this cool-growing, medium sized plant; cuppy petals stay closed over the whitish column and lip and give the flowers a hooded appearance.
Nearly always blooming delightful dwarf species with bluish green ovate 1 1/2" leaves on wiry 3" sheathed stems, short densely flowered spikes emerge from the base of the undersides of the leaves, with 1/8" open birds-beak shaped cabernet-copper and yellow colored flowers with a wobbly lip Trichosalpinx / sp. (Costa Rica).
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Costa Rica