Dendrochilum abbreviatum – 365 days of orchids – day 1286

The genus Dendrochilum is a fascinating group of orchids and although many of them have small flowers, the plants have enormous impact. For anyone who is unfamiliar with dendrochilums here are some that have flowered in the past 12 months: Dendrochilum magnum is our largest denrochilum species. Dendrochilum cobbianum is our most awarded dendrochilum species […]


Angraecum magdalenae – 365 days of orchids – day 1285

We are delighted to feature our second Angraecum this week. Angraecum magdalenae from the mountains of central Madagascar is one of our most rewarding orchid species, and this large plant that we have had since 1998 gets better and better. The large (8cm) waxy, pristine white flowers are wonderfully fragrant and this year the plant […]


Odontoglossum multistelare (Oncidium multistelare) – 365 days of orchids – day 1284

Odontoglossum multistelare is a cool growing species found in cloud forests at around 2000m altitude from Ecuador to Peru. The plant produces branched spikes of attractive flowers each summer and a small plant produces a lot of flower for its size. Some names are better than others and multistellare meaning many starred seems a good choice […]