Vote here for your orchid of the year for 2017 from the students favourites from each month of 365 days of orchids.
We have made it – 365 different orchid species, one a day, blogged when in flower in our collection. During the year we have had over 33,000 visits to our website as well as our followers on Twitter and Facebook so we do hope that you have enjoyed the journey as much as we […]
This very attractive Pleurothallis is a bit of a mystery. It was donated to us with the name baeza which is a town in Ecuador but not a recognised orchid species. We therefore assume that the species is native to the cloud forests around Baeza but any help on a positive identification would be appreciated. […]
This is a miniature member of the Oncidium family and comes from the cloud forests of Ecuador where it grows in moss from 1200 to 2400m altitude. Plants grow to about 8cm high. We find this plant does best in 3cm pots amongst miniature masdevallia species in Cool Americas where we keep it well […]
In the Orchid Project we grow a wide diversity of orchid species but we have a few hybrids that have arrived by various means. This plant was purchased as a seedling labelled Masdevallia decumana but on first flowering was clearly the hybrid between decumana and the orange flowered Nasevallia veitchiana. It is a small growing […]