Aerangis mystacidii – 365 days of orchids – day 1013

We currently have a greenhouse full of Aerangis species in flower. These African and Madagascan species are amongst some of our most interesting and easiest to grow from seed. Aerangis mystacidii is endemic to South Africa growing in forest along rivers in dryer areas and in evergreen forests in wetter areas. We have seen related […]


Vanda pumila – 365 days of orchids – day 1009

We have some large and dramatic Vanda species in our collection but this is a smaller, subtle species with long lasting, fragrant, relatively large flowers on a plant 20cm across. We have seen this small growing Vanda species in Sikkim growing on roadside trees at around 300-500m altitude alongside Vanda ampulacea (see day 130). It […]