Late Summer Blooms

As summer winds down, floral delights abound in our back garden. A quick tour starts with a magnificent Masdevallia, which has been in constant bloom since April. This speckled purple species seems to have the resilience of a hybrid, at least in our mild coastal climate. Next is a brilliant yellow, purple, and white Cyrtochilum, an unusual Oncidium relative. Dozens of its blooms emerge from a long, vine-like flower spike which wraps around nearby plants. Finally, a cheery Epidendrum hybrid sports festive pink highlights.

Masdevallia flowers and leavesCyrtochilum flowerEpidendrum flowers

These photos are just scratching the surface of what’s in bloom. Check back soon for more from our garden.

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5 Comments on “Late Summer Blooms”

  1. Pierre McAllister Says:

    Masdevallias are my favorite orchids!

  2. Dana L. Says:

    I really enjoy the blog article.Much thanks again. Fantastic.

  3. jordan6 Says:

    Thank you for this post, I am sure I will come away feeling better inspired by these nice photos as I hope you are today.

  4. Mariana Atkins Says:

    great photos

  5. marianne98 Says:

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