Masdevallia tovarensis

Masdevallia tovarensis - Photo by Richard Lindberg

Masdevallia tovarensis grows throughout Venezuela above 4500'. It is cold to cool growing. Don't cut spikes as they can rebloom. The genus Masdevallia (Masd) contains 350 species and are found from southern Mexico to the southern Andes. They are cold to cool growing and can be in a seedling mix or sphagnum. Almost impossible to over-water.