With just one week until the RHS London Orchid Show we are watching every plant closely and are confident that this wonderful specimen will be looking good for the show. We have balanced the plant on an upside down bin and the long spikes still touch the bench!. There are eight flower spikes on the […]
If you re-plated your own seedlings at Bournemouth they will need to continue growing in your jar for six months. Keep them on a book shelf or similar near a window but not in direct sun. They will then need taking out of the jar and potting following our culture guidance here. If you purchased […]
Our year 9 Temperate Section team are delighted with this weekend’s trophies for Best Professional Plant – Their Coelogyne cristata plant – and Best Professional Display. Now they are hoping for an award for their very splendid Dendrobium x delicatum (See day 824) at the London Show next week.
Our wonderful Brassavola tuberculata (above) has been awarded UK Orchid of the Year by the RHS Orchid Committee. The committee considers all the plants awarded during a calendar year and identifies the plant showing the finest culture they have seen. Brassavola tuberculata grows in our Warm Americas section where it is looked after by Issy […]
Todays orchid is one of the award winners from the Bournemouth show. Dendrobium densiflorum is a really spectacular orchid and with seven spikes looks a real picture. The flowering of Dendrobium densiflorum in the greenhouse is always a special event. This has to be one of the most dramatic we grow we have been fortunate […]