WSBEorchids

Please vote for the Students working for rainforest conservation and educational equality

Six Students (Rainforest DRAGeN Project) at Mendip Studio School are in the finals of the Amazon Longitude Explorer Prize. Watch their video here and vote for their project winning the ‘peoples vote’ here Winning the people’s vote will give the team the cash they need to set the project in motion. (you will need to […]

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Bulbophyllum thorium – 365 days of orchids – day 1632

We have two clones of this gorgious small growing bulbophyllum and the two coloured form is out today.   Bulbophyllum species add real interest and diversity to any collection and this small growing species from South East Asia with masses of deep red flowers with yellow tips to the sepals on a miniature plant is […]

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Trichoglottis rosea – 365 days of orchids – day 1631

Trichoglottis rosea is the largest of our Trichoglottis species with alternate leaves along a thick stem, it has long lasting flowers, unusual in that they are produced in profusion and much smaller than other trichoglottis. The flowers are also really fragrant. Trichoglottis rosea is native to the Phillipines and Taiwan where it grows in lowland […]

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Miltonia flavescens – 365 days of orchids – day 1630

This unusual orchid species is found in Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil and Peru, as an epiphyte at around 800m making it a little warmer growing that our Cool Americas section, and a little cooler growing than our Warm Americas section so we have tried plants in both sections, and in our experience plants prefer to be […]

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