Right this one takes us up to date, I will endeavour to keep a little more up to date in future as I know a lot of people view the site, Thank you.

Bulbo sinapsis and Mas infrata

Bulbophyllum sinapsis in the foreground and Masdevallia infracta in the background in situ.

Bulbo wendlandiana

Bulbophyllum wendlandianum in situ scrambling on the rock.

Den chrysoglossum

Dendrobium chrysotoxum in situ always puts on a good show.

Lycaste aromatica

Lycaste aromatica in situ, has been moved and is settling down now.

Milt spectabilis

Miltonia spectabilis in situ.

Polystachya paniculata (4)

Polystachya paniculata in situ it also has been moved and is the better for it.

Polystachya paniculata (3)

A close view.

Slc Wendy's Valentine 'June'

Slc Wendy’s Valentine ‘June’ in situ, very pretty, bit of a shy flowerer.

Vascostylis Hybrid

Vascostylis Hybrid in situ on the wall.

Still on a roll.

Morning watering on the right part of the wall

Morning watering on the right side of the wall.

Morning watering on the left part of the wall

Morning watering on the left part of the wall.

Morning watering on far left of the wall

Morning watering on the far left part of the wall.

Another colourful shot through the kitchen window

A colourful shot through the kitchen window.

A colourful shot of the middle right of the wall

A colourful shot of the middle right of the wall.

A colourful shot of the far left of the wall

A colourful shot of the far left of the wall.

Ada keiliana

Ada keiliana in situ.

Bifrenaria harrisoniae (2)

Bifrenaria harrisoniae in situ, this is the first flowering of this plant in the 7 years it has been growing on the wall.

Bifrenaria harrisoniae (1)

A closer view.

Cattleya intermedia ( 4 Different clones)

This is 4 different clones of Cattleya intermedia growing enmasse.

Brassavola perinnii

Brassavola perrinii in situ, this plant has 71 flowers on it.

Brassavola perrinii6) (5)

A closer view.

Den bullenianum

Dendrobium bullenianum in situ, this is the first flowering.

Den Ellen

Dendrobium Ellen in situ, this one of the first native hybrids to flower and has a very nice strong fragrance.

Den loddigesii (2)

Dendrobium loddigesii in situ,this wanders around and flowers when it feels like it.

Den loddigesii (1)

Another plant.

Den Yukidaruma 'King'

Dendrobium Yukidaruma ‘King’ always puts on a great show, very delicate fragrance.

Dench wenzelii

Dendrochilum wenzelii in situ, now all the flowers are out it has put on a great show.

Cattleya walkeriana fma coerulea

Cattleya walkeriana fma coerulea in situ, best yet with 3 flowers.

Lc Kingaroy

Lc Kingaroy in situ, very intense colour.

Max densa

Maxillaria densa in situ, small flower but very fragrant.

Max picta

Maxillaria picta in situ, one of my favourites and I have many growers describe their plant but somehow fail to mention it’s extremely strong beautiful fragrance

if yours has no smell it probably is’nt true to label.

Max porphyrostele

Maxillaria porphyrostele in situ, often miss-labeled as M picta, it has no fragrance at all.

Max variabilis fma aurea

Maxillaria variabilis fma aurea in situ.

Pholidota chinensis

Pholidota chinensis in situ, there are a few on the wall but this one has really flowered very well.

Schombolaelia Hybrid

Schombolaelia Hybrid in situ at the back of the wall.

 

2015 July Flowers.

We are on a roll here so here are some more.

Bulbo Fascination

Bulbophyllum Fascinator in situ.

Cat jenmannii

Cattleya jenmannii in situ.

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Dendrobium secundum in situ.

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Jumellea major in situ, took along time to flower and this is either the first or second time.

Neolehmannia porpax'Chiquita' (1)

Neolehmannia porpax ‘Chiquita’ in situ growing up the wall, accompanied by a self sown Bellvisia fern.

Ferns seem to pop up all over the wall.

Neolehmannia porpax'Chiquita' (2)

A closer view.

2015 June Flowers

Once again a long time between posts,all we have is how the plants have progressed over the year,occasionally we get one that has not flowered before.

The changes we made to wall are much better,no tree fern spore all over the place and we now have a watering system in place.

My post will probably be well spaced and put on spasmodically throughout the year.

So,

Cat G May

Blc Glorious May.

It lives up to it’s name and will flower 3 or 4 times in the year,nice fragrance.

Bulbo rothschildianum

Bulbophyllum rothschildiana in situ.

Cerato retisquama (2)

Ceratostylis retisquama in situ, flowers 2 or 3 times a year.

Dendroch glumaceum (2)

Dendrochilum glumaceum in situ, has a nice vanilla fragrance.

Dendroch wenzellii (2)

Dendrochilum wenzelii in situ.

Dinema polybulbon (4)

Dinema polybulbon in situ.

Epi haemanthum (2)

Epidendrum haemanthum in situ, this plant flowers most of the year.

Laelia superbiens (1)

Laelia superbiens in situ, flowers every year with 2 metre (6 ft) tall inflorescence.

Liparis viridiflora (3)

Liparis viridiflora in situ.

Liparis viridiflora (4)

A closer view.

Neolauchia pulchella (3)

Neolauchia pulchella in situ.

Neolauchia pulchella (1)

Another plant in situ.

Neolauchia pulchella (1)

A closer view, only small, single flowers, but gorgeous.

Spathoglottis lobbii (2)

Spathoglottis lobbii in situ,  I thought it was lost but then up it popped.

Spathoglottis lobbii (1)

A closer view.

 

 

 

Mediocalcar decorata (7)

Mediocalcar decorata.

This is a rambling form grow by Judith in her Bonsai House.

Mediocalcar decorata (2)

A closer view.

Dinema polybulbon (2)

Dinema ploybulbon.

This is another grown by Judith.

Den bulbophyllioides (3)

Dendrobium bulbophylioides.

This is also grown by Judith in her Bonsai House.

Den bulbophyllioides

A closer view.

Ascocentrum ampullaceum (1) Ascocentrum ampullaceum (2)

Ascocentrum ampullaceum.                                                                                                          A closer view.

In situ in a crevice in the wall.

Bulbophyllum sikkimensis (2) Bulbophyllum sikkimensis (1)

Bulbophyllum sikkimensis.                                                                                                         A closer view.

In situ growing down the wall.

Bulbophyllum sinapsis (3) Bulbophyllum sinapsis (2)

 

Bulbophyllum sinapsis.                                                                                                                     In situ growing into a crack in the wall and out again.

Bulbophyllum sinapsis (1)

A closer view.

Bulbophyllum wendlandiana (2) Bulbophyllum wendlandiana (1)

Bulbophyllum wendlandianum.                                                                                                A closer view.

In situ growing down the wall.

Cat Glorious May (2) Cat Glorious May (1)

Cattleya Glorious May.                                                                                                                      A closer view.

In situ on the wall.

Dendrobium albosanguinuem fmr semi album (1) Dendrobium albosanguinuem fmr semi album (2)

Dendrobium albosanguineum fma semi album.                                                                    A closer view.

In situ on front top of the wall.

Dendrobium pachyphyllum (2) Dendrobium pachyphyllum (3)

Dendrobium pachyphyllum.                                                                                                             A closer view.

This grown and flowered by wife Judith in her bonsai house where some small flowering species live and any ailing plants.

Dendrobium paragnomus (1) Dendrobium paragnomus (2)

Dendrobium paragnomus.                                                                                                              A closer view.

In situ in a crevice in the wall, a PNG species and this is the first flowering.

Dendrochilum bartonii (1) Dendrochilum bartonii (2)

Dendrochilum bartonii.                                                                                                                     A closer view.

In situ on the top front of the wall.

Encyclia Bees Knees X E atropurpureum (1) Encyclia Bees Knees X E atropurpureum (2)

Encyclia Bee’s Knees X Encyclia atropurpureum.                                                                  A closer view.

In situ on the wall

Encyclia cordigera (2) Encyclia cordigera (1)

Encyclia cordigera.                                                                                                                           A closer view.

In situ on the wall.

Gongora truncata (2) Gongora truncata

Gongora truncata.                                                                                                                                 A closer view.

In situ, one of the nicest of the gongoras.

Lycaste aromatica (2) Lycaste aromatica (1)

Lycaste aromatica.                                                                                                                            A closer view.

In situ, recently moved to better spot on the wall.

Maxillaria tenuifolia (2) Maxillaria tenuifolia (1)

Maxillaria tenuifolia.                                                                                                                     A closer view.

In situ at the base of the wall, it flowered it’s head off this time and the fragrance was overpowering.

Polystachya galeata (1) Polystachya galeata (2)

Polystachya galeata.                                                                                                                       A closer view.

In situ on the wall, this plant never stops flowering the year round.

Promeneae Gold Dust (2) Promeneae Gold Dust (1)

Promenaea Gold Dust.                                                                                                                       A closer view.

In situ in a crevice in the wall.

Vascostylis Hybrid (2) Vascostylis Hybrid (1)

Vascostylis Hybrid.                                                                                                                               A closer view.

In situ on the wall, this is the first flowering.

 

 

Not a lot happening, most photos show the increase in plant size and occasionally first time flowering.

Brassavola perrinii (3)

Brassavola perrinii.

A close view of the flower.

Brassavola perrinii (2)

This is the plant in situ on the wall.

Den bullenianum (1)

Dendrobium bullenianum.

This is the first time flowering on the wall.

Den bullenianum (2)

A closer view.

Den chrysotoxum (2)

Dendrobium chrysotoxum.

In situ getting to be a large plant with the roots now growing up the rear wall.

Den chrysotoxum (1)

A closer view.

Den farmeri (2)

Dendrobium farmeri.

In situ in a crevice in the wall.

Den farmeri (1)

A closer view.

Den fimbriatum (1)

Dendrobium fimbriatum.

In situ on the wall.

Den fimbriatum (2)

A closer view.

Den fimbriatum var occulatum (2)

Dendrobium fimbriatum var occulatum.

In situ on the wall.

No difference in the plant habit or structure than the type form.

Den fimbriatum var occulatum (1)

A closer view showing the eyes that makes it different from the type form.

Den lindleyi (2)

Dendrobium lindleyi.

In situ on the front of the wall.

Den lindleyi (1)

A closer view.

Den loddegesii (2) Den loddegesii (1)

Dendrobium loddegesii                                                                                                                   A closer view.

In situ climbing up the wall.

Den pierardii (1) Den pierardii (2)

Dendrobium pierardii.                                                                                                                     A closer view.

In situ hanging down the wall.

Den thyrsiflorum (2) Den thyrsiflorum (1)

Dendrobium thyrsiflorum.                                                                                                             A closer view.

In situ and this is the second flowering.

Den Yukidaruma 'King'

Dendrobium Yukidaruma ‘King’

In a container in front of the wall, always puts on a good performance.

Laeliocattleta Rojo'Halcyon' (2) Laeliocattleta Rojo'Halcyon' (1)

Laeliocattleya Rojo ‘Halcyon’.                                                                                                         A closer view.

In situ, always a good show.

Lc Coriads 'Mini Quince' (2) Lc Coriads 'Mini Quince' (1)

Laeliocattleya Coriads ‘Mini Quince’                                                                                          A closer view.

In situ on the wall.

Mas Hot Shot 'Violet (2).Mas Hot Shot 'Violet (1)

Masdevallia Hot Shot ‘Violet’                                                                                                         A closer view.

In situ, this is the first time flowering.

Phol chinensis (2) Phol chinensis (1)

Pholidota chinensis.                                                                                                                        A closer view.

In situ growing on the top edge of the wall.

Plectylis Richard Jost (1) Plectylis Richard Jost (2)

Plectylis Richard Jost.                                                                                                                      A closer view.

In situ in the wall.

Potinara Dal's 'Tradition' (2) Potinara Dal's 'Tradition' (1)

Potinara Dal’s ‘Tradition’                                                                                                                A closer view.

In situ, something different.

Sarco Fitzhart (2) Sarco Fitzhart (1)

Sarcochilus Fitzhart.                                                                                                                    A closer view.

In situ on the wall.

Variuous Soft cane Den (6) Variuous Soft cane Den (5) Variuous Soft cane Den (4) Variuous Soft cane Den (3) Variuous Soft cane Den (2) Variuous Soft cane Den (1)

Various soft cane dendrobiums growing in situ on the wall.

 

 

Still not a lot.

Laelia kautskyi (1)

Laelia kaustkyi.

In situ in the wall.

Laelia kautskyi (2)

A close up.

Den bicolor (2)

Dendrobium bilobum.

In situ in the wall at its base.

This is the first flowering.

Den bicolor (1)

A close up with the leaf held up.

Mas tovarensis (2)

Masdevallia tovarensis.

First flowering, been in situ about 4mths.

Mas tovarensis (1)

A closer view.

Not much new this month.

Max variabilis fma aurea

Maxillaria variabilis fma aurea.

In situ on the wall, always a good flowerer.

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A little closer.

2014 July Flowers

Not a lot at the moment.

Den bulbophiliodes (3)

Dendrobium bulbophyllioides.

A small growing scrambling orchid, grown by Judith in one of her Bonsai houses.

Showing growth habit.

This is the first flowering.

Den bulbophiliodes (1)

A close up of the flower.

Den lawesii

Dendrobium lawesii.

In situ in the wall.

A red purple form.

Den prenticei

Dendrobium prenticei.

Grown by Judith.

This is a piece of my plant the I bought from Lloyd Bradford40 odd years ago.

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Dinema polybulbon.

In situ in and on the rock face and is really taking off.

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Dendrochilum wenzelii.

In situ in the wall.

Jumelea major (1)

Jumelea major.

In situ on the wall.

This is the first flowering and like most white African species it has strong night time fragrance.

Jumelea major (3)

A close up.

Complete with ants.

Laelia superbiens (1)

Laelia superbiens.

Growing at the base of the wall and the tallest inflorescence is 7 foot tall (225cm).

Laelia superbiens (3)

A little closer.

Mas Copper Wing X M pichincha 'Pink Wing'

Masdevallia Copper Wing X M pichinchin ‘Pink Wing’

In situ in the wall, adds a little colour and variety.

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