WSBEorchids

365 days of orchids – day 190 – Cymbidium erythrostylum

This is a small growing, summer flowering Cymbidium that is native to Vietnam where it grows in cool forests at around 1500m. We find this species very straight forward and reliable with the advantage of flowering relatively quickly from seed. The plant shown in the photograph flowered three years out of flask and is now […]

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365 days of orchids – day 187 – Coelogyne schultesii

This unusual Coelogyne species has a wonderful habit of flowering for several years from each flower spike, a habit it shares with a small number of other species from section prolifera. The result is a specimen plant with flowers simultaneously  produced from several year’s growths. After flowering the flower spikes take a ten month rest […]

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