Simon Pugh-Jones

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Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

Bulbophyllum carunculatum – 365 days of orchids – day 1666

This beautiful and smelly orchid is a great addition to any collection. This Bulbophyllum is endemic to the island of Sulawesi, part of the Indonesian islands. The species grows as an epiphyte in warm evergreen forests at around 800m and the fleshy leaves appreciate a shaded spot. The species produces a number of sequential flowers […]


Dendrobium fairchildiae – 365 days of orchids – day 1664

With this weeks hot weather is really being appreciated by some of our warm growing species such as this large growing dendrobium. The new growths are growing fast and will reach well over 2m while the older leafless canes are producing lots of large pink and white flowers. Dendrobium fairchildiae is native to the Philippines […]