Bulbophyllum cupreum – 365 days of orchids – day 1479

An interesting observation with bulbophyllum species is that the bulbs are a poor guide to the size of flower – we have some small bulbed species with really large flowers and this species with large bulbs and tiny yellow and orange flowers. As plants grow stronger we are looking forward to multiple longer spikes of […]


Masdevallia discolor- 365 days of orchids – day 1478

Walking around the greenhouse yesterday evening I was delighted to see that Masdevallia discolor has opened its first flower. This species is really attractive – compact growing, lovely dark green leaves and spectacular flowers. Our clone of this species is orangey-yellow but as the name implies (disolor means differently coloured) the species comes in a […]