Phragmipedium caudatum

My P. caudatum has been in spike for weeks now. The wait is over – the first bud is opening. I’ll be continuing to post pictures to my caudatum Flickrset – if you’re interested, check back in as the season progresses.

4 thoughts on “Phragmipedium caudatum

  1. I wish! My office has zero windows – but the room across the hall has a mini-greenhouse area = happy plants.

  2. You know, if I did not absolutely *know* that Phrags are orchids – I’d swear that was a pitcher plant (Nepenthes).

    I believe you and all – but it just has the visual look of a Nepenthes.


  3. Probably a certain amount of convergent evo happening – both plants want insects to drop into the bucket – neps for food, phrags for pollination as the insect climbs out…

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