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Simon Pugh-Jones

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Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

365 days of orchids – day 297 – Pleurothallis loranthophylla

Today’s orchid is the third Pleurothallis in a row – what a fantastic genus. This species produces really pretty flowers in long pendulous spikes and gives a great display. Pleurothallis loranthophylla is native to wet forests from sea level right up to 2100m and is found from Costa Rica through to South America and as […]

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365 days of orchids – day 295 – Pleurothallis tuerckheimii

  This is one of the most rewarding pleurothallis species we grow and one we think more people should have in their collections. It is a robust species that grows attractive glossy leaves before producing long dramatic spikes of deep red flowers in the autumn. It will produce fantastic specimen plants as well as flowering […]

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