Oncidium flexuosum – 365 days of orchids – day 1950

There is nothing quite as summery as the golden fowers of this Barzilian orchid species. This orchid has real impact with hundreds of bright yellow flowers on long stems.Oncidium flexuosum gives clouds of yellow flowers from March right through until the late autumn. In a good year we get 12 months of flowers. This Brazillian […]


Vanda tricolor var suarvis ‘alba’- 365 days of orchids – day 1949

This large growing wonderful orchid is wonderfully perfumaed as well as dramatic with its white flowers and yellow spots.. Comparing this plant with the normal coloured form (below) that flowered with us in April you can see that all the pink pigment is missing although the pattern of spotting is very similar. This grand orchid is […]


Stelis benzingii – 365 days of orchids – day 1947

This wonderful miniature flowered species is in flower again today. Stelis benzingii is a medium sized members of the genus with 12cm leaves and long spikes with densely packed 6mm triangular flowers on what is definitely one of our more floriferous Stelis species. The species is endemic to Ecuador where it grows in warm lowland […]