Simon Pugh-Jones

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Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

Pleurothallis fulgens – 365 days of orchids – day 1965

Packing plants ready for the Malvern International Orchid Show we were delighted to find this miniature in full flower and looking wonderful for the show. Pleurothallis fulgens is an unusual miniature orchid with bright orange red, waxy flowers on short repeat flowering stems. Plants are really small with 3cm leaves and they make lovely specimen […]


Capanemia superflua- 365 days of orchids – day 1964

Another Malvern Show  regular is Capanemia superflua. This very floriferous orchid is the larger of our Capanemia species, but still a miniature, with 4cm terete leaves and six cm spikes packed with pretty pink and yellow flowers. Capanemia superflua is native to south east Brazil and northern Argenitina where it grows as a epiphyte amongst […]