Masdevallia princeps

Masdevallia princeps - Photo by Richard Lindberg

Masdevallia princeps grows in central Peru near Tarapoto. It needs cold conditions and low light. Flowers bloom consecutively. 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.