Simon Pugh-Jones

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Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

Stelis emarginata ‘yellow’ – 365 days of orchids – day 1304

Stelis emarginata is a very variable species and we have three very distinct clones. We recently posted our clone ‘big orange’ (below) and today we have our yellow clone As you can see the yellow clone has smaller flowers but longer spikes and both clones are very floriferous. Stelis emarginata is native to Central America […]


Stanhopea graveolens – 365 days of orchids – day 1302

Students gave a zoom tour of the greenhouses today for our Sarawak orchid Society and this Stanhopea species was one of the highpoint with its wonderfully fragrant large flowers. Like all our Stanhopea species the flowers are produced on dramatic pendulous spikes that keep the flowers well clear of the leaves and bulbs. The flowers […]


Oncidium flexuosum (Gomesa flexuosa)- 365 days of orchids – day 1301

Some orchids pack an amazing display of flowers and this Brazillian oncidium fills its corner of the greenhouse with clouds of yellow flowers from March right through until the late autumn. In a good year we get 12 months of flowers!    This Brazillian species has recently been transferred from Oncidium to Gomesa along with […]