Coelogyne velutina – 365 days of orchids – day 838

  Here is another London favourite. Like yesterday’s Cymbidium devonianum, this Coelogyne species is very pendulous in its flowering making it a lovely thing to look at but a real challenge to get to shows in one piece. Coelogyne velutina has a lot in common with other warm growing species with long pendulous flower stems […]


Cymbidium devonianum – 365 days of orchids – day 837

Another plant that was very admired at London was this gorgeous Cymbidium species. Cymbidium devonianum is a beautiful smaller growing species with wide leathery leaves and pendulous spikes of densely packed spikes of green and pink flowers. In Sikkim we have found this species growing in heavy shade, low in trees and usually in pockets […]