Simon Pugh-Jones

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Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

Cymbidium hookerianum – 365 days of orchids – day 1126

  We know that spring is here when the spring flowering Cymbidiums start to open and the first of the bunch is Cy,bidium hookerianum. Cymbidium hookerianum is a fantastic charismatic species from the Himalayas and one we have seen growing and flowering in Sikkim. Cymbidium hookerianum is a really cool growing species and in Sikkim […]


Bulbophyllum rothschildianum – 365 days of orchids – day 1124

We have had a really exciting day in the greenhouse with our visiting class from St Dunstan’s School, Glastonbury. Orchid project students gave tours of the greenhouse and workshops in laboratory propagation, botany and conservation.    A highpoint of the visit for some students was smelling the unusual scent of this dramatic Bulbophyllum species. Bulbophyllum […]