365 days of orchids – day 524 – Bulbophyllum guttulatum

This is a very free flowering and rewarding Bulbophyllum found from the Himalayas across to Vietnam in evergreen monsoon forest from 800 to 2000m. We know this habitat well from our travels in Sikkim with its warm wet summers. The winters are dryer but plants would not experience long periods with no moisture and so […]


365 days of orchids – day 523 – Dactylorhiza fuchsii

Dactylorhiza fuchsii is our native common spotted orchid and surely one of the most wonderfully variable orchid species you could come across. We have two of our seed raised clones in flower at the moment (above) which show the fantastic diversity in the species. We grow plants in large pots of soil based compost in […]