Road side orchids

It seems to be a fantastic year for roadside orchids and this lay-by in the cotswolds was particularly rich with masses of Pyramidal orchids (Anacamptis pyramidalis) above and bee orchid (Ophrys apifera) too. If you have found some good roadside orchids please send us your photos but please avoid crashing when looking out for them, […]


Micropera rostrata – 365 days of orchids – day 925

Last week we featured Micropera obtusa and mentioned this species which is now in full flower. Micropera rostrata is native to Assam and the Eastern Himalayas where it grows pendulously in warm forest that has very wet summers and a dryer winter. We find that in cultivation the species enjoys constantly warm conditions in Warm […]