Simon Pugh-Jones

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Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

Pleurothallis linearifolia – 365 days of orchids – day 1393

Another wonderful mini-miniature today. Some of our orchids are not much bigger than the moss that grows around them and Pleurothallis linearifolia is a true miniature species native to Brazil and Northern Argentina where it grows in cloud forest. Leaves are only 1cm long but flowers are relatively large and bourn in profusion every autumn. We […]


Specimen time

We have some lovely specimen Coelogynes for sale. The plants are filling their 2 litre pots and are in spike for flowers in the spring. The species are Coelogyne stricta and Coelogyne holochila respectively. It is great to watch the spikes now that will fill the greenhouse with flowers in the spring


New arrivals at the shop

We have two new species, Epidendrum radicans and Stelis cuculata (above) at the shop from today. This brings the number of different species offered since April to 120! Both species are native to Central America. We have also restocked with plants of Masdevallia mystica and Epidendrum centropetalum (below)