365 days of orchids – day 715 – Orchid Christmas – Laelia anceps

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 […]


365 days of orchids – day 713 – Restrepia striata

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 […]