Simon Pugh-Jones

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Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

Masdevallia coccinea – 365 days of orchids – day 1197

I am really enjoying a feast of Masdevallias this week. The first of our Masdevallia coccinea clones has just opened (above) and we are still enjoying species we featured earlier in the year such as Masdevallia lucernula and Masdevallia decumana (below) Most of our Masdevallias bloom over an extended period and we will have Masdevallia […]


Dendrobium chrysotoxum- 365 days of orchids – day 1195

Today we have one of the amazing dendrobium species currently flowering in our Warm Asia section. The golden flowers of the species always transport me to the remarkable forsts of the Bolaven Plateau in Southern Laos. Dendrobium chrysotoxum is native to seasonally dry forest monsoon forests and we found it in several locations at around […]