Simon Pugh-Jones

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Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

Masdevallia minuta – 365 days of orchids – day 1311

Masdevallia minuta lives up to its name and is a mini plant with mini flowers. They are, however, gorgeous in white with yellow tails. Masdevallia minuta is native to┬áCosta Rica to Ecuador and is a mini-miniature and we have a number of species with similar flowers (probably attracting similar pollinators) but this is the smallest […]


Dendrobium cuthbertsonii ‘red’ – 365 days of orchids – day 1310

The first of our Dendrobium cuthbertsonii plants is in flower and as ever it is beautiful. This plant is a miniature with 1cm leaves and tiny pseudobulbs that cling tightly to the cork mount, but the flowers are large (2cm across) and incredibly long lasting. This beautiful species is native to New Guinea where it […]