This wonderful orchid is always in full flower for our annual Orchid Christmas Celebration. Flowers are really variable in shape and colour as shown by the three photos. The first is a more normal punk clone, the second is the very large flowered and large growing Laelia anceps ‘veitchiana’ and the third is an alba […]
A lot of our cooler growing orchids are really enjoying the winter with cool damp nights and the gentle sunshine that filters into the greenhouse at this time of year. This is especially true of our masdevallias that are in rapid leaf growth as well as many of them coming into flower. A winter […]
December is a great month for restrepia species. These small growing plants produce lots of flowers, throughout the year, from both old and new leaf axils and add real interest to any collection. Restrepia striata is one of our favourites with medium sized (3cm) flowers produces in profusion well clear of the leaves and giving […]
This stunning large flowered pleurothallis species is new to 365 days. The species is wet found in forests from Costa Rica to Ecuador where it grows in shade and is found over a wide range of elevation from warm forest at 350m to much cooler forest at 1750m. We find the species is very happy […]
Sometimes it seems like life is all rush, rush, rush. So what better way to relax, refresh and maintain a proper perspective than spend your lunch time watching a gongora flower open. I think we can all learn something from the students of Orchid Project.