Masdevallia coccinea 'Purple Passion'

Masdevallia coccinea 'Purple Passion' - Photo by Richard Lindberg

Masdevallia coccinea grows in Colombia and Peru as a cold growing terrestrial above 6000 feet. 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.