Simon Pugh-Jones

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Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

Packing the registrants bags

A massive thank you to my wonderful team of volunteers who make the British Orchid Show possible (volunteers filling registrants bags above). Tomorrow is set up until 4pm and then Preview Evening from 6-9pm. Registration starts at 10am tomorrow and all registrants will collect their goodie bags (which include some nice surprises) with information, wrist […]


365 days of orchids – day 675 – Guarianthe bowringiana (Cattleya bowringiana)

Earlier in the month we had the coerulea (blue) variety of this Central American species and today we have the more usual pink form flowering. This species was known as Cattleya bowringiana until renamed by the great US botanist Bob Dressler.  I had the honour of exploring Costa Rican Forests with Bob in 2003 and […]