Simon Pugh-Jones

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Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

Bulbophyllum collettii – 365 days of orchids – day 849

We have some amazing bulbophyllums flowering this week and the first we will feature is this deep red flowered species that was a hit at the London Show over Easter. Bulbophyllum collettii is native to forests from India to Northern Thailand. Its intricate flowers attract fly pollinators and a really worth a close look. Bulbophyllum […]


What a plant!

Our large plant of Dendrobium thyrsiflorum was just at the start of its flowering at the London Show. Now back in the greenhouse it is at its peak and demanded to be photographed again. It has 56 flower spikes, and is 1.8m across, which is the best it has ever been for us.