WSBEorchids

Jacob Coles

Website Role: editor-plus

How a parent plant’s DNA affects the hybrid

This month we have a perfect demonstration of how the DNA of parent species influence the character of  their hybrid. We have  the two species Angraecum sesquipedale and Angraecum eburneum, and their hybrid Angraecum Veitchii all in flower at once. Angraecum sesquipedale is a large growing species that produces a few large flowers each with a twelve […]

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Kew Gardens

This friday we have the people from Kew Gardens coming back. This time they are showing us something because last time we showed them our greenhouses and our microprop techniques. keep watching because we will post up what happens

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Coelogyne stricta

Our Coelogyne stricta has started to come into flower and for some reason all of our Coelogynes that have come into flower have started with two flowers. Coelogyne stricta is quite a large species and each flower measures 2 inches across. This orchid is quite similar to Coelogyne elata.

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