WSBEorchids

Platystele stenostachya – 365 days of orchids – day 1110

Yesterday’s small growing scarlet orchid (Cattleya coccinea) seemed to go down well so how about a much smaller orange flowered orchid with really tiny flowers. Later today we will launch our votes for Orchid of the Year 2019 and will have several categories to add interest. One category will be miniature orchids and the criteria […]

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Events in the first part of 2020 – World Orchid Congress and more

2020 is going to be an exciting year for the orchid project as we continue our work at School and with our partners in Sarawak and Rwanda. From 6th March we will be in Taiwan for the World Orchid Congress with several students giving presentations and our joint display with The Sarawak Orchid Society, MRSM […]

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Cattleya coccinea (Sophronitis coccinea) – 365 days of orchids – day 1109

Happy New Year – 2020 has started well in the School Greenhouse with our first Cattleya coccinea flower of the season opening on one of our seed grown mounted plants. A perfect species to start our fourth year of 365 days of orchids. This wonderful small growing species with large flowers is the classic hummingbird […]

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Mediocalcar decoratum – 365 days of orchids – day 1108

  It is lovely to hear from people who have purchased plants from us, and this week we have heard from two growers, who like us, have this lovely miniature species flowering over Christmas. The delicate little flowers of Mediocalcar decoratum are very unlike any other species we grow and it is always lovely when […]

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