Simon Pugh-Jones

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Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

Schomburgkia slendida – 365 days of orchids – day 1889

A wonderful orchid that didn’t quite open in time for the RHS Orchid show is this amazing Schomburgkia species. Schomburgkia is a genus related to Cattleya, and includes a number of large growing plants with impressive spikes of unusual flowers. Schomburgkia splendida is native to Ecuador and Colombia where it grows on trees and rocks […]


Bulbophyllum lemniscatoides – 365 days of orchids – day 1888

We love the diversity of orchid flowers and Bulbophyllum lemniscatoides is one of our most bizarre species. Bulbophyllum lemniscatoides is a small growing Bulbophyllum with a remarkable flower spike consisting of many small black flowers which each produce three thin dangly tassels which are attached to the end of each sepal and sway too and […]