Now I don’t have all of their names, these orchids on show in the Glasshouse at RHS Wisley and if you want to know, then I shall of course try and find out more and add them where I can. But I need to stretch my legs and get a breath of fresh air (if damp and chill). So this folks, is it!

I have several books to read on these tropical fireworks and when I’ve finished them, then you might get more!

In the meantime –

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/gardening/9614597/Orchids-sirens-of-the-plant-world.html (Francine Raymond)

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/gardening/gardeningadvice/11255250/How-to-grow-orchids.html (RHS Advisory Committee)


and my back catalogue of course – https://teddingtongardener.com/tag/orchids/

A note for your diary, the Orchid Festival at Kew Gardens starts on the 4th February through until 5th March. It has been an extravaganza in years past. Take a look –




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