Simon Pugh-Jones

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Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

Cattleya intermedia ‘orlata’ – 365 days of orchids – day 818

We start an incredibly busy few weeks for us at the Orchid Project with Cattleya intermedia. This Friday we head for to the Bournemouth Orchid  show for what promises to be a fabulous weekend, and the the RHSLondon Orchid Show is just over two weeks away. Cattleya intermedia is a highly variable species from Brazilian coastal forests […]


Cymbidium insigne – 365 days of orchids – day 816

Cymbidium week continues with Cymbidium insigne. Similarities with yesterday’s Cymbidium sanderae are obvious but as a terrestrial species, that grows amongst grass, this cymbidium has a very long and very upright flower spike to present the flowers clear of all foliage. Cymbidium insigne is a terrestrial species found in the mountains that straddle Northern Thailand, […]