One of our smaller stelis species, and one of the most charming, is this little species that flowers throughout the year but with a main flowering in August and September. Stelis stevensonii is a vigorous small growing plant that produces multiple spikes of well spaced little flowers typical of the genus. This species is endemic […]
There are many signs of autumn around – i harvested plums yesterday – and our dendrochilums are a highpoint of autumn in the greenhouse and his species is already in flower. Dendrochilum filiformne is one of our smaller Dendrochilum species and in common with most of the genus it produces a pendant spike of delicate […]
This charismatic species always takes me back to the lowland forests of Guatemala where I first saw it growing in the wild and with a warm day in the greenhouse it reallt feels as if I am there. The flowers are always held slightly pendulously, emerging from the newest leaf and held clear of the […]
From the Americas we have Masdevallia venusta and Restrepia cuprea Dendrobium loddigesii and Dendrobium pendulum from Asia and …. Bulbophyllum falcatum ‘alba’ from Central Africa.
Yesterday’s Angraecum was a pretty little straggling plant and today’s Epidendrum is another straggly plants but on an altogether granger scale. We have seen the species growing in Costa Rica in wet secondary forest at around 1400m altitude where the plant starts life at or near the ground and then scrambles up through the scrub. […]