Cattleya intermedia ‘coerulea’- 365 days of orchids – day 841

This is the ‘blue’ variety of Cattleya intermedia and just one of the three clones we showed at London. The species is bifoliate (two leaves on each pseudobulb) and comes from the Mata Atlantica (coastal Eastern Brazil) where we have seen it growing in forest at 1000m although it is present right down to scrub […]


Dendrobium lindleyi- 365 days of orchids – day 839

This stunning little dendrobium species was hanging above our laminar flow cabinet at London and thankfully made it back to the greenhouse in good condition. Dendrobium lindleyi is a compact species that produces masses for relatively large flowers in early summer. This plant was deflasked in 2010 and produces a great display every year. The […]