Luca and Rosie worked on the left of the display featuring Gongora tracyanum and some lovely small orchids including Pleurothallis grobyi.
Well done the the Mendip Studio School Orchid R&D team for setting up a stunning display at the Cheltenham Orchid Show this morning. We left school at 6am and the display and sales table were finished by 9am. The show is looking lovely – well done to Cheltenham Orchid Show members. Lets hope that we […]
Here are some instructions for those who have purchased orchids in-vitro from us today. Our seedlings from the sales table are ready to de-flask as shown below. 1. Get you seedlings out of the flask. Usually the seedlings will ease out as one mass. A finger/ spoon or plant label may help. If they don’t want […]
It is definitely Cattleya trianae time in our Warm Americas section with three clones flowering at the moment. This is the more usual colour form with long lasting large flowers. Cattleya trianae is the national flower of Colombia and is endemic to that country. In our greenhouses it always flowers in February and March where […]
We have a lovely array of Gongora species coming into flower this week and one of the larger flowered is this sweetly scented species from Mexico, Guatemala and Belize from 185-850m altitude. We have been to this habitat and found it seasonally dry but wet and warm in the summer. We grow all our Gongoras […]