Dendrobium densiflorum has won the popular vote for April’s orchid of the month. It was a close run thing with Dendrobium nobile close behind. It will join our other winners of orchid of the month in the Orchid of the year vote in December. For those who have forgotten the monthly winners so far […]
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This dramatic Coelogyne usually flowers for us in August but has thrown an early spike this year. As you can see from Joe’s effort to wear the plant as a hat the flower spikes are very long and pendulous making this not the easiest plant to transport of display but the flowers make it worth […]
This lovely photo taken by Ben really shows of the delicate beauty of this Dendrobium species from the Himalayas and South East Asia. Its sprays of flowers are produced from old leafless pseudobulbs. It is found in forests from 300m to 1300m which indicates a tolerance of a range of temperatures but we grow in […]
We have had a very successful day working with Wendy to plan the next orchid display for the Bristol Aquarium. The photo shows Tallis, Otto, Simon and Wendy with some Gongora species we took along to help us decide on planting options. Tallis and Wendy discus planting options. Our plan is to plant a ‘Gongora […]