Todays orchid of the day is an easy choice – yesterday’s best in show, Bulbophyllum eberhardtii. The species comes from South East Asia and is found from 1000m to 1500m altitude indicating a species that will enjoy intetmediate temperatures. We find that it does very well in either Warm Asia, Warm Americas or Cool Americas, […]
Our plants have won several awards at the Devon Orchid Show today including Bulbophyllum eberhardtii shown here which won Best in Show, Best Species and Best any other species. The plant is a real specimen with 19 flowering spikes and 7 more in bud. Each flower spike has 15 flowers so that is around 300 […]
Today we are having a great time at the Devon Orchid Show. The display was designed and built by Ben and Joe and is full of great plants thanks to the growers back at school. Thanks to the organisers for a great day. News on judging soon.
Vote here for your favourite species from the last week.
This is a real miniature amongst Phalaenopsis with scented flowers on short spikes. It is native to lowland forest in the Eastern Himalayas through to South East Asia. It produced extensive flat green roots which are likely to be significant in photosynthesis as the leaves are small and can be semi deciduous. There is a […]