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Phil Broom’s Latest Cymbidiums

Phil Broom’s Latest Cymbidiums

I hope everybody at Suffolk Orchid Society are all keeping well. I thought it was time to send a few more images of Cymbidiums that I have in bloom at this moment. Many of the plants stood in full sun all last year with only a scorched leaf on a very few plants. I...

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The Advantage of Plant Swaps!

The Advantage of Plant Swaps!

If you have been following my posts you will recognise this plant. These pictures were sent to me following Bill's e-mail to members requesting photos of their flowering plants. Paul Eaton responded and sent these. Might look familiar to the previous post of my...

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Out Now!

Out Now!

Here are photos from some of my plants that are in bloom now. The cymbidium was purchased from Homebase about 3 years ago and has 3 spikes on it this year despite it being a small plant.  It must have a species such as Cymbidium erythraeum in it hence the green spotty...

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Dendrobium speciosum

Dendrobium speciosum

Bill Haldane initially acquired this plant from a member of the Devon Orchid society some 20 years ago. it was photographed before Christmas. He was told at the time that this was one of the smaller forms of the species, although the pseudobulbs are currently some...

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Bill Haldane’s Recently Flowering Plants

Bill Haldane’s Recently Flowering Plants

Bill recently sent me photos of his plants that have recently flowered. I particularly like the magnificent Coelogyne rochussenii. This species grows in South East Asia around the Malay peninsular where it is grown into magnificent specimens that are easily grown in...

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Andy Gissing’s Recent Successes

Andy Gissing’s Recent Successes

Here are Andy Gissing's most recent pictures of his well grown plants in bloom. The cymbidium was bought as a young plant which Andy put on our display table a few years ago. It has grown really well since and has produce a greater number of flower spikes. The species...

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More from Bill Haldane

More from Bill Haldane

Epidendrum purum Epidendrum purum is from Ecuador. Bill first saw this some years ago when his group was travelling along a valley floor planted with commercialfruit trees. They all seemed to be in flower but when they got closer it could be seen that each tree was...

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Bill Gardiner’s Latest Beauties

Bill Gardiner’s Latest Beauties

Here are some of Bill's superbly grown plants. The pictures aren't bad either ! (Remember to hover over or click on the photos to see what the plants are.)  

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Andy Gissing’s Latest Beauties

Andy Gissing’s Latest Beauties

Here are pictures and information about some of Andy’s plants that are currently or have recently been in flower.    The Epidendrum medusae was purchased during the spring as a small plant and then mounted on bark which it has really taken to with roots wrapped...

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Janet’s Vandas

Janet’s Vandas

My Vandas have done amazingly well this summer. My four blue based ones have all flowered with big blue (and white) blooms. The unnamed blue one was a going cheap and had the remnants of a flower spike. It is deep purple in reality but my camera likes blue given the...

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