This species is notable as one of our most exciting finds in the wild. On our last expedition to Laos we were treking to one of the famous waterfalls of the Bolevan Plateau when our attention was taken by a ‘fluffy dangly thing’ just above our heads. It turned out to be two flowering spikes […]
We are at Calais and have cleared customs so will soon be in the Tunnel. Long may the free movement of plants and trophies across Europe continue.
It is now just over a week until the RHS Orchid Show and Spring Plant Fair in Westminster from 5th-7th April (more details to follow). The picture show our display in 2017 – how will this year’s compare?
We are delighted that our display in Paris featured the biggest orchid in the show (our Coelogyne holochila) as well as possibly the smallest – Macroclinium chasei. This plant is a fan of leaves less than a centimetre across which produces a little flower spike ending in a bunch of delicate striped pink flowers. The […]
It turns out that L’Orange Blue is closed on Sundays but we found Pizza Royal which is very basic but with lovely staff and great food. I am really impressed that all the team have eaten well and looked after themselves,and each other. It has made this a very enjoyable trip to lead alongside my […]