365 days of orchids – day 6 – Paphiopedilum tonsum

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 […]


365 days of orchids – day 2 (Jan 2nd)- Prosthechea vitellina

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 […]