WSBEorchids

Simon Pugh-Jones

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Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

Cattleya schroderae – 365 days of orchids – day 810

This cattleya species has been likened to ‘granny’s nickers’ by some students, more attracted to miniature orchids, but I still love its enormous, dramatic, over the top flowers in soft lilac. This large flowered orchid (measured at 24cm across) is another Colombian species, and it grows in lower montane forest. It is similar to Cattleya […]

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