These cool-growing orchids are found mainly in temperate regions of Mexico and South America and are therefore well suited to Melbourne’s climate… By contrast our winters are wet and therefore protection from rain and a reduction in watering during winter is essential to simulate the Lycaste’s natural growth cycle”.
Learn more about these orchids and their culture on our Lycaste Orchid Culture page.
See images of Lycastes in our Other Genera photo gallery.
- For further information about orchid care at Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) or membership enquiries, please do not hesitate to Contact Us.
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