Another wet morning at Malvern but a well deserved Gold for our intrepid show team. Do come and meet them over the next three days. Also look out for a great feature about the orchid project in the Western Daily Press tomorrow.
We always seem to forget at least one orchid in the greenhouse when we head to a show and this weekend it is Macroclinium chasei that should be entertaining the crowds at Malvern but is still hanging around in our Warm Asia section (despite being from South America!) This tiny miniature is a warm growing […]
Apologies for the late orchid of the day today – still recovering from set up at Malvern – Here is a lovely bright flower for a cloudy day. Dendrobium moschatum is a warm growing dendrobium speices from the Himalayas through to South east Asia. We have seen plants growing in the hot valleys of Sikkim […]
Wednesday night One of our favourite shows each year is the Malvern International Orchid Show at the Three Counties Show. Yesterday evening the set up team worked late into a wet night to get the bones of the display together and today it has been finished off (in more rain) Late this morning Do come […]
Last time we posted the Brazilian national flower, Cattleya purpurata, we mentioned that it is wonderfully variable. The variety ‘venosa’ describes a range of plants with deeper pink flowers than are usually found. We divided our plant of Cattleya purpurata ‘venosa’ two years ago and it is now well established and flowering well in a […]