365 days of orchids – day 277 – Dendrobium fairchildiae

This is a very large growing Dendrobium native to the Philippines. The species grows pendulous pseudobulbs more than 2m long that become deciduous before flowering over a period of several years. The flowers are produced simultaneously on old bulbs aged from around two to five years old and form clusters near the end of the bulbs. […]


365 days of orchids – day 276 – Trichopilia turialbae

This is a warm growing species from Central America found from Nicaragua to Panama and the nearby regions of Colombia. The short lived but very attractive and fragrant flowers are produced from the base of newly matured bulbs and in common with most Trichopilia the lip is very large compared to the other petals and sepals. […]


Just three months to go with 365 Days of orchids and Eden project to visit this week

A busy week ahead for orchid project students as we prepare to host the Tropical Rain Forest Biome Team from Eden on Friday. We are planning a day of learning workshops run by students – watch this space for more details. It is now October and so there are just three months left for our […]