365 days of orchids – day 458 – Dendrobium nobile

  Dendrobium nolile is one of our favourite species. Its large and striking flowers are as arresting in the greenhouse as they are in the forests of Sikkim where it is the state flower. The plant here flowering near Gangtok in Sikkim shows the natural growth habit. The plant grows long upright pseudobulbs during the warm […]


365 days of orchids – day 457 – Dendrobium x delicatum

Yesterday we featured one of our miniatures for London and today we feature one of our monsters. Dendrobium delicatum is a natural hybrid between two Australian species, that have already featured in 365 days, Dendrobium speciosum (day 57) and Dendrobium kingianum (day 71). With the variable nature of the parent species it is not a surprise […]