From the warmer areas of Australia and New Guinea Sarcochilus orchids are an epiphytic orchid that seem to adapt to cooler, however not very cold climates.
The species themselves are attractive, however as with many orchids it is the hybrids that are more widely offered for sale. The hybrids are usually easier to grow and this accounts for much of the popularity.
From forested areas Sarcochilus orchids like filtered light,, moisture and good drainage. Pictured right we have the hybrid Sarcochilus 'Melba' x hartmanii