Simon Pugh-Jones

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Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

Coelogyne fimbriata – 365 days of orchids – day 1745

Coelogyne fimbriata is another of our accommodating little orchids that grow well in a range of conditions and flower reliably in the greenhouse or as house plants. The cheerful flowers are produced successively on short spike with two or three flowers on each spike and the specimen on my bathroom windowsill (below) that started to […]


Ornithophora radicans – 365 days of orchids – day 1741

It has been feeling very autumnal here with heavy rain and strong winds outside the greenhouse, but inside the greenhouse it feels like Brazil thanks to an abundance of little flowers from our Ornithophora radicans plants. Ornithophora radicans is a warm growing miniature species from Brazil’s Atlantic coast at around 400m altitude.  We find that […]