WSBEorchids

365 days of orchids – day 48 – Pleurothallis schweinfurthii

This remarkable species from the cloud forests of Peru and Bolivia produces  spikes of up to ten large (3cm long) dramatic spidery flowers. The species is a strong grower and a mature plant like this produces a profusion of spikes. It is a medium sized plant and we find it does well in pots of mounted […]

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365 days of orchids – day 47 – Dendrobium moniliforme

The greenhouse this morning really feels like spring with February sunshine warming all sections and vents opening to let in lovely fresh air. The greenhouse is at its best from the end of February to April with most of our cool growing species flowering towards the end of dry season in their natural habitat which […]

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Getting ready for the London Orchid Show – March 28-30th and other events

Several people have asked when our next event is happening – so here are some dates for your diary. We will be displaying and selling t the RHS London orchid show – tickets here http://www.seetickets.com/tour/rhs-spring-plant-and-orchid-show  the show is open on Tuesday 28th March from 6pm-9pm for the preview evening and then 10am until 5pm on Wednesday […]

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365 days of orchids – day 46 – Restrepia muscifera

Yesterday we had Restrepia trichoglossa and today we have another Restrepia to highlight the great diversity there is in the genus. Restepia muscifera is a much larger and broader flower than Restrepia trichoglossa and our clone is a wonderful strong pink colour. This plant is larger growing than Restrepia trichoglossa with the dark green leaf + […]

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