Just three months to go with 365 Days of orchids and Eden project to visit this week

A busy week ahead for orchid project students as we prepare to host the Tropical Rain Forest Biome Team from Eden on Friday. We are planning a day of learning workshops run by students – watch this space for more details. It is now October and so there are just three months left for our […]


365 days of orchids – day 274 – Dendrochilum cobbianum

  This stunning orchid species is native to the Philippines where it grows in damp evergreen forest  above 1200m altitude. Flowers are produced from the centre of new growths every autumn and this year our large plant has 52 flower spikes with a total  of over 2000 flowers. The flowers have a strong and rather […]


365 days of orchids – day 272 – Stenoglottis fimbriata

  This cool growing terrestrial with attractively spotted leaves and flowers comes from Eastern South Africa where it is found growing in moss and humus on rocks, banks and fallen trees in shaded forest an bush from the coast up to 1800m. This is a habitat we have explored around Durban where forest remnants have a […]