Devon show

Hi, Kate and Izzy here. We are at the Devon Show and this is Writhlington’s display. we have been having a great day and here are some of the amazing flowers we have seen… This is Phragmipedium Cardinale ‘Sophie’. It won best in show today! This is Writhlington’s Dendrobium Victoria Reginae and it won the […]


Dendrochilum filiforme – 365 days of orchids – day 1691

We are filling the van this morning for an orchid event in Devon including lovely plants like Stanhopea graveolens (below) and this lovely dendrochilum species. Dendrochilum filiformne is one of our smaller Dendrochilum species and in common with most of the genus it produces a pendant spike of delicate little fragrant flowers. The species is […]


Pleurothallis tuerkheimii (large form) – 365 days of orchids – day 1690

This spectacular orchid stands 80cm tall with its long spikes heavy with large deep red flowers. The natural habitat of Pleurothallis tuerkheimii is damp forests and cloud forests from Mexico to Panama between 700m and 2400m altitude. This broad natural range supports our observation that this is an adaptable and accommodating plant to grow and […]