Simon Pugh-Jones

Website Role: administrator

Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

Epidendrum parkinsonianum- 365 days of orchids – day 1568

We have some really spectacular orchids out in flower but few can match the splendour of this Central American species. Epidendrum parkinsonianum is a species we are particularly fond of, since finding it in the volcanic mountains of Costa Rica, and over the past 20 years, growing this wonderful specimen in our Cool Americas Section. […]


Vanda tricolor var. suarvis – 365 days of orchids – day 1566

April sun brings real warmth to the greenhouse and the higher temperatures lead to a heady scents from our fragrant orchids, and our Warm Asia section is currently filled with the delicious scent of this giant Vanda species.   The plant is now over 2m tall with large flower spikes of beautiful waxy flowers, and a […]