Cool growing orchids
In cold climates, even in Australia many gardeners steer away from Orchids, however many species cope well with cooler climate andthey are available for sale in Australia.
Masdevallia orchids are a favourite cool growing or 'cool climate' orchid, however others include species such as Odontoglossums, Cymbidiums and Draculas Orchids, all are a mostly cool growing orchid species. We provide a guide to orchids suitable for growing the cooler climate. Growing orchids in cool climate Australia.
Like all orchids cool growing types thrive on regular fertilising and in a suitable potting mix. We suggest a specialist orchid fertilizer. Cool growing orchids generally prefer a shaded position.
Cool Climate Orchids are available for sale from the following growers