Heather Limond

Website Role: editor

Hi I am Heather and i have been in the project 2 1/2 years. I am in charge of Cattleya, Brassavola, Barkeria and Tricopillia.

Cattleya trianae

Cattleya trianae also known as Flor de mayo (May Flower). It comes from Colombian and is the Colombian Nation Flower this means this orchid need warm to intermediate conditions.  Cattleya trianae is a vigorous grower with two growths a year. Cattleya trianae was named after the Colombian botanist Jeronimo Triana. Cattleya trianae is currently out […]


Barkeria melanocaulon

Barkeria melanocaulon (common name ‘Dark stemmed Barkeria‘) is often found growing on boulders and trees, in the transition zones between deciduous and dry forest of central Oaxaco state of Mexico, and at elevation of 1600 to 1700 metres. Barkeria melanocaulon is grown in warm to intermediate conditions with moderate sunlight, so we grow it in Cool […]


Brassavola nodosa

Hello, my name is Heather. I have been a part of the project for two years and dedicate time before, during and after school to it. I am in charge of Cattleya, Brassavola, Tricopillia and Barkeria. The Barkeria spectabilis recently won Orchid of  the Year. Over the next few months I will be blogging about […]