Ascending from the moist pinelands, prairies, roadsides and bogs, the Orange Fringed Orchid (Platanthera ciliaris) has no equal. The plants themselves can reach three feet (~1m) tall with flower heads 6 inches (15 cm) in height. Each heavily fringed flower is around 1 inch (2.5cm) in length, not including the spur, and ranges in color from yellow-orange to apricot.
You can learn even more about this species (including a detailed discussion of their pollination mechanism) by following the link below:
>> The Orange Fringed Orchid Information Page <<
Bulbophyllum rothschildianum (O'Brien) J.J. Sm. 1912, in 2016 - In 2016, this orchid has produced his best blooming ever, with several inflorescences at the same time. I attribute this to better care during its gr...
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