WSBEorchids

365 days of orchids – day 703 – Dendrobium trinervium

This lovely miniature dendrobium is new to 365 days and is a species native to Thailand and Peninsular Malaya where it grows in warm lowland forest at around 100m altitude. In this habitat it will experience year round warm temperatures and little seasonal variation. It is not strongly deciduous though only seems to flower from […]

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Sixth formers and primary school pupils make for a busy day at the Orchid Project

We had a fantastic morning in the greenhouse and propagation lab with the enthusiastic pupils of our local primary school (Peasedown Primary). I am very proud of the Orchid team from years 7-10 and 12 (year 11s have exams this week) who did a great teaching job with orchid activities including finding flowering species in […]

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365 days of orchids – day 702 – Trichoglottis pusilla

Miniature week continues with this gorgeous little Asian species. Trichoglottis pusilla is native to Java where it grows in rain forest from 1000 to 2000m altitude. It is a true miniature with a leaf span of 5cm but large dramatic flowers which hang down from the plant. We grow this species mounted in Warm Asia where it […]

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