One of our favourite and most reliable Paphs is this species from Borneo. We grow the species warm (Min 16C) and in low light with some shading throughout the year and extra in the summer months. There is strong field evidence of pollination of similar species by wasps and if you look closely there is […]
This is the first flowering of plants we have raised from seed collected in Brazil in 2006. Ten years from seed to flowering is a while to wait but we have been able to other things during those ten years. As Jacob reminds me, we think we may be the first to raise this species […]
It is great that so many of you are following 365 days of orchids – I hope we can give you something you enjoy every day. Feel free to post your comments on each day’s offering, and look out for the first public vote which will be at the end of the week. Do feel […]
This Gongora produces long spikes of large flowers and is native to Colombia. This clone is missing most of the red spots usual in the species. We grow our Gongoras in baskets but make sure that they stay damp and only hang tem up high when their pendulous flower spikes appear.
This is a brilliant orchid to grow – long lasting bright orange flowers and attractive grey green slightly farinose leaves. It is native to Cemtral America and Mexico where its habitat at 1400-2600m suggest it would do well cool or intermediate. We grow this plant in warm Americas (Min 14C) hanging in good light. This […]