Simon Pugh-Jones

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Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

Odontoglossum cristatum (Oncidium cristatum)- 365 days of orchids – day 1915

Today we have to feature our prize winning Odontoglossum cristatum. (Photographed here in Glasgow yesterday) This wonderful orchid has been in flower since January and with 15 flower spikes will still be in flower at the end of May.   We have had this species at Writhlington since 1996 and it is always a special […]


Dendrobium chrysotoxum – 365 days of orchids – day 1913

One orchid we are pleased to feature in our display today is Dendrobium chrsotoxum (above) This wonderful dendrobium has the brightest of golden flowers with a large orange blotch on the lip. The golden flowers of the species always transport me to the remarkable forests of the Bolaven Plateau in Southern Laos. Dendrobium chrysotoxum is […]