Dendrobium loddigessii – 365 days of orchids – day 1565

To finish Dendrobium week we have another of our favourite dendrobiums. Dendrobium loddigessii  is a small growing but spectacular species found in Laos, Vietnam and Southern China. The species is semi deciduous and grows pseudobulbs no longer than 10cm  The growths grow quickly each summer and then drop some of their soft leaves in the […]


Dendrobium jenkinsii – 365 days of orchids – day 1564

  Thursday’s orchid in Dendrobium week is the Dendrobium jenkinsii, a miniature close relative of yesterday’s Dendrobium lindleyi. This is a delightful small growing species from the Eastern Himalayas and South East Asia. The species is well suited to growing mounted as its bulbs hug the surface of the cork. Flowers are produced at in […]


Dendrobium farmeri – 365 days of orchids – day 1562

I appears that we are celebrating ‘Dendrobium Week’ with lots of wonderful species flowering together in our Warm Asia section. To follow Monday’s Dendrobium aphyllum we have Dendrobium farmeri. This species belongs to section densiflorum and so produces its flowers on pendulous spikes from near the top of club shaped pseudobulbs. Dendrobium farmeri is easily […]