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Bulbophyllum picturatum – 365 days of orchids – day 788

This wonderful and reliable Bulbophyllum species is in flower again.   This is one of our favourite Bulbophyllum species as plants are vigorous and free flowering. For us the species tends to flower twice a year in the winter and again in late spring which more than makes up for the flowers only lasting two […]

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Dendrobium kingianum – 365 days of orchids – day 787

The perfect orchid to follow yesterday’s Dendrobium x suffusum is it’s pink parent Dendrobium kingianum. Small growing, free flowering, scented and easy to propagate, Dendrobium kingianum is a brilliant little orchid. It is another of the Australian dendrobiums found on the Queensland and New South Wales coast and mountains. It grows as a lithophyte earning […]

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Dendrobium x suffusum – 365 days of orchids – day 786

Earlier this month we featured Dendrobium gracilicaule which is one of the parents of this gorgeous natural hybrid from Australia. This is one of the prettiest and most floriferous of our cool growing dendrobiums that also benefits from having a lovely sweet scent. The parents are Dendrobium kingianum and Dendrobium gracilicaule and it is a […]

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Masdevalia setacea – 365 days of orchids – day 785

One of our absolute favourite masdevallias is this very large flowered species found from Colombia to Peru. This remarkable Masdevallia has flowers considerably larger than the plant (as long as you include the long yellow tails to the sepals which make the flower 14cm from top to bottom) For us it flowers irregularly throughout the […]

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