Vote here for your Orchid of the Year.
it is New Year’s Eve which means we have completed a second year of 365 days of orchids – an orchid that is in flower at the Orchid Project every day of the year. Look out for you chance to vote in ‘Orchid of the Year 2018’ which will be posted later today. Cleisostoma is […]
2018 has been a memorable year in the Orchid Project – enormous thanks to the students, parents and volunteers that have made it all possible. Here are a few of the highlights: The spring was one of the snowiest for years but was full of excitement. February – We hosted a great visit from the […]
We have come across a number of fascinating Eria species in our travels to the Himalayas and South East Asia. Eria javanica sounds as if it should be endemic to Java but is actually found through the Eastern Himalayas from Sikkim eastwards, South East Asia, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines. The species is reported growing […]
Here is another spectacular orchid for the holiday period. Masdevallia is a terrific genus with a diverse range of colours and forms. In contrast to yesterday’s Masdevallia decumana we have the multiflowered and very aptly named Masdevallia superbiens today. Most Masdevallias produce one flower per stem but some like M. superbiens produce many flowers on […]