Dendrobium densiflorum – 365 days of orchids – day 933

We have been surprised this week by an unusually late flowering from one of our Dendrobium densiflorum plants. Plants usually flower for us between Easter and early June much as it does in its native Himalayan forests. However the flowering of Dendrobium densiflorum in the greenhouse is always a special event. This has to be one […]


Dendrobium cuthbertsonii – 365 days of orchids – day 931

Some of our summer flowering orchids have very short lived flowers but Dendrobium cuthbertsonii starts flowering in June or July and will still be in flower at Christmas. This beautiful miniature species is native to New Guinea where it grows as an epiphyte or lithophyte in mossy high mountain elfin forests. We find that the […]