This spectacular flower up to 7 inches across is also known as Darwin's flower. He predicted that a moth would be found with a tongue long enough to reach the bottom of the 18 inch spur. The wonderful fragrance of this orchid is only produced at night.
This diminutive member of the extraordinary genus Renanthera has beautiful red-spotted flowers on a cream-yellow background. It is not commonly available. The plants are small seedlings in 2 inch pots. This species blooms in the Spring.