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  • Lemmaphyllum microphyllum Fern - Orchids for the People

    Lemmaphyllum microphyllum Fern

    Well established in a 1" net pot.This hard-to-find fern is small growing and highly suitable for terrariums and vivariums. The round, non-fertile leaves are approx 1/2 inch in diameter and the long, skinny fertile (spore) leaves are about 1.25” long. This plant is epiphytic, so it will do very well mounted with some sphagnum moss. It creeps nicely without being invasive and because of the long rhizome is easy to prune. Care: medium to high humidity, mild temps, and moderate-low light.


  • Last stock! Tolumnia hawkesiana x T triquetra - Orchids for the People

    Tolumnia hawkesiana x T triquetra

    Blooming size 3 plant bare-root divisions. Please note: the plants will not be blooming upon arrival, the photo shows what to expect as far as plant/division size. Looking to fill that tiny space in your greenhouse? Are you a mini junkie (like me!)? Here is a great one!  Each plant is the size of a quarter with tightly overlapping leaves that grow in a single plane to produce what looks like a tiny palm frond. The plants are connected with a 1” long rhizome to form a branching string of plants. And it has flowers that are as large as the plant itself! Beautiful light pink, crystalline flowers with markings that differ from plant to plant. Flowers for us randomly throughout the year with long-lasting flowers. 2-4 flowers per spike. These plants need little to no potting media. We throw them in empty baskets, string them through our “wire walls” where we hang our mounted plants, etc. Great for mounting, the parent species both grow on twigs in the wild. Usually, one plant has what looks like a precarious hold on a tiny branch and the rest of the plants are dangling in free space! Care: These plants like bright-very bright light and intermediate to hot temps. Water often spring-fall and let them dry out between waterings in the winter.


  • Last stock! Dendrochilum tenellum - Orchids for the People

    Dendrochilum tenellum

    Well-established blooming size plant in a 2.25" pot.  These plants are often called Grass Orchids (because of the leaves) or Fox Tail Orchids (because of the inflorescence). I like these tiny plants for a number of reasons. They are easy to grow and get large, for a miniature, fast. A specimen-size plant fits easily in a 4" pot. Our specimen-size plant produces hundreds of tiny arching inflorescences in flower at the same time! That's thousands of tiny flowers open at the same time! Care tip: These plants should never dry out completely.


  • Last stock! Dendrochilum stenophyllum - Orchids for the People

    Dendrochilum stenophyllum

    Well-established blooming size plant in a 2" pot.  Dendrochilums are often called 'grass orchids' for their leaves or 'fox tail orchids' for their beautiful displays of long, many-flowered spikes. D steophyllum is a medium-small (6" tall) sized Dendrochilum with spikes that will carry 40-50 white flowers. They tend to bloom multiple times a year, summer-winter.Care: Cool-warm temps, indirect light, and regular watering, and light feeding year-round.


  • Dryadella hirtzii flower

    Dryadella hirtzii

    Large, well-established blooming size plant in a 3.25" pot. A plant this size will typically produce 20-30 flowers when it blooms. Very limited quantities! A small, fast-growing plant that flowers repeatedly late fall-spring. Great for terrariums, vivariums, small grow spaces, and anyone who loves minis! This is a lovely miniature species! Tiny Masdevallia-like flowers that have a light green background with red spots. Rarely seen for sale and is a great addition to any Pleurothallid or cool climate collection. Care: Best kept on the cool side (but doesn't mind intermediate temps) and moist. 

    $15.99 - $27.99

  • Last stock! Epidendrum neoporpax - Orchids for the People

    Epidendrum neoporpax

    Epidendrum neoporpax. Well-established blooming size plant in a 3" net pot.  We love this plant! It mats into a specimen in a short time. Flowers several times a year and we call it the "baboon butt" flower for obvious (to me :) reasons. This is a great orchid for vivariums and small growing spaces! Care: Easy to grow in moderately bright to partial shade conditions. Like to be mounted either vertically or horizontally. Moderate water all year.


  • Scaphyglottis prolifera - Orchids for the People

    Scaphyglottis prolifera

    Well-established blooming size plant in 2" pot.  This tiny flowered species is easy to grow with intermediate to warm temps, bright indirect light, and enough water and humidity to prevent it from drying out for long periods of time. It's a favorite at the nursery for its forking growth pattern that creates an open yet bushy plant.


  • Miniature Orchid Special! - Orchids for the People

    Miniature Orchid Special!

    Great way to grow your orchid collection! 3 miniature, blooming-size orchids in 2"! $42 value for only $30 (25% off!). Ships at the "1 Plant" rate. Dendrochilum stenophyllum Dryadella hirtzii Scaphyglottis prolifera  


  • Masdevallia (herradurae x nicaraguae) - Orchids for the People

    Masdevallia (herradurae x nicaraguae)

    Well-established blooming size plant in a 2" pot. Miniature Masdevallia! A new mini hybrid from Orchids For The People. Fast-growing and floriferous. We deflasked these plants in the fall of 2021 and already they are producing 4-8 flowers! The flowers fit on a quarter but are tall and big enough not to go unnoticed. This plant would make a great addition to any mini, cool growing, or pleurothallid collection! It would also look great mounted or in a vivarium. Care: Cool-intermediate temps, shade- indirect light, regular watering and light feeding year round.


  • Last stock! Bulbophyllum trachyanthum - Orchids for the People

    Bulbophyllum trachyanthum

    Well-established blooming size seedling plant in a 3.25" pot. These plants are ready for mounting or hanging baskets (either is preferable to a pot for adult plants). Very Limited!The flowers of this species are unusual, even for a Bulbophyllum! Each flower is almost 3" long from top to bottom. The maroon background is darkest at the top and highlighted by yellow spots (it resembles snakeskin to me) and slowly fades to white on the bottom sepals. It's beautiful and weird at the same time! Flowers in the winter.Care: Prefers cool-intermediate temps, Indirect light, and moderate year-round food and water.


  • Last stock! Bulbophyllum lopalanthum - Orchids for the People

    Bulbophyllum lopalanthum

    Bulbophyllum lopalanthum (syn. Sunipia grandiflora). Mounted on madrone. This is a large, well-established blooming size plant. This plant is fully rooted to the mount, no strings or wires to detract from the overall beauty of the plant. Mounted on a nicely gnarled 5" long madrone branch.  Here's one for you mini and Bulbo growers! A beautiful plant with large (for the size of the plant) interesting flowers. The sepals and petals are clear, almost see-through, with purple stripes and tiny hairs along the margins. The lip is purple with a purple fringe on the margin. Flowers late summer to fall.Care: indirect light, cool-warm temps, and regular year-round watering.


  • Mediocalcar decoratum - Orchids for the People

    Mediocalcar decoratum

    Miniature orchid species Mediocalcar decoratum. Well established blooming size plant in a 2.25" pot. These tiny, mat-forming plants produce a flush of tiny (the size of a sunflower kernel) orange and red flowers that remind me of candy corn! Spring bloomerCare: Cold to intermediate temps, partial shade, regular watering year-round and regular, light feeding spring-fall. Never let the plant remain dried out for an extended period, especially in temps over 75°F.


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