Freshwater Orchids
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Masd. Falcon Sunrise
Dracula chimera
"Andean orchids
on the Redwood Coast"
Freshwater Orchids
Dracula Phantom x platycrater
Masd. coccinea var. xanthina
'Crestwood' AM/AOS
Masd. (Kimblliana x coccinea) x coccinea
Dracula chestertonii
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Masd. Bella Donna
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Dracula gigas x wallisii (#3)
Dracula robledorum

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Freshwater Orchids.  
I specialize in Masdevallia, Dracula
and other Pleurothallids. Most of
these cool-growing orchids are
native to the Andean cloud forests
of Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.
The Pleurothallid group,
(technically a
subtribe) consists of
around 59 genera, containing more
than 4000 species, and many more
are being discovered each year. I
strive to bring you the highest
quality divisions and well-bred
seedlings of these fascinating