This is a small growing but large flowered species from Brazil and it always causes some excitement when it comes into flower each autumn. We have several clones and these two are a lovely contrast. Both have been grown from seed. The species is native to humid coastal forests in the Mata Atlantica, Eastern Brazil. The species […]
Today we have been busy preparing our pink road signs to help you find your way to the British orchid Show. How many of the pink signs have you seen already?
This species is new to 365 days but is a very rewarding small species with relatively large deep red striped flowers. Pleurothallis lynniana is endemic to Ecuador and we find it grows well in deep shade on a north facing wall in our Cool Americas section. We grow the species mounted which suits its growth […]
The British Orchid Congress and Show will be a thoroughly international event. We have nurseries from Germany and Belgium, Speakers from as far away a Switzerland and of course fabulous orchids from all over the world. We also have Louisa and Matthias our German exchange students who have become very involved in the Orchid Project […]
In contrast to yesterday’s miniature pleurothallis we have our largest cattleya species today and it dwarfs Gil and Issy. This orchid is native to Brazil and can be found in Sao Paulo near the coast. It grows as an epiphyte with warm wetter summers and dryer winters. The plant does all its growing with us […]