A native Australian species that enjoys living in the cool growing area, under the partial shade of a large pendant Dendrobium subclausum basket. While compact in its 5″ pot, this orchid created a beautiful and fragrant display of blooms, lasting about a month. Unlike Sarcochilus ceciliae, this species opens most of its flowers at once, so the blooming presence is more dramatic.
While I was cropping the photographs, I accidentally clicked the image to black and white. I’ve included the B&W image for comparison, as it highlights a different quality of the orchid.
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