365 days of orchids – day 699 – Prosthechea vitellina

Yesterday’s trisitella species is the kind of orchid that needs searching for but todays species is one of our most startling orchids with its very bright orange flowers, a colour not common amongst our plants. The plant is native to cool pine and oak forest in the mountains of Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua but […]


Busy December ahead

We have a busy time coming up and as well as Orchid Christmas on December 12th we will be at the Bristol University Botanic Garden Christmas Volunteers event on Dec 6th, and will be visiting The Living Rainforest on Dec 20th to continue discussions started at the British orchid Show. On Thursday this week we will […]


365 days of orchids – day 698 – Trisitella scobina

  November and December are great months for Trisetella species and we have several species coming into flower in time for Orchid Christmas next month. All Trisitella species are true miniatures and all are spectacular in one way or another. Trisetella scobina is a tiny plant with leaves just 15mm long that over time form […]