365 days of orchids – day 240 – Bulbophyllum carunculatum

  This epiphytic Bulbophyllum is endemic to the island of Sulawesi, part of the Indonesian islands. It produces a number of sequential flowers throughout the summer on a long upright flower spike. The flowers are typically yellow with an almost black lip, this colour form seems to be relatively uncommon with its orange petals and […]


365 days of orchids – day 238 – Stelis nexipous

   This is one of our most floriferous stelis species.  The name ‘nexipous’ means duck’s foot and describes the shape of the flowers which is unlike any other stelis in our collection. The dense spikes are very upright and secund (all the flowers facing one way) giving a dramatic display that lasts for several months. […]