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Papilionanthe

Papilionanthe

Papilionanthe is the old name for this particular variety of Vanda with spiny stems and leaves. With the recent introduction of Vanda Miss Joaquim in our newsletter, I thought it might be appropriate to show more pictures since there’s limited space on our newsletter. =) Papilionanthe are easy to grow here in Singapore. In fact, […]

Doritaenopsis Purple Gem

Doritaenopsis Purple Gem

This Doritaenopsis currently in bloom is a crossing between Doritis Pulcherrima & Phalaenopsis Equestris. This progeny has a remarkably red tongue and smooth colours descended from both parent plants and its vegetative growth more similar to its Phalaenopsis. This variety is not the original Doritaenopsis Purple Gem registerd by E.Iwanaga in 1963 but a more […]

Some Orchid Species

Some Orchid Species

Recently, we’ve obtained a batch of orchid species from growers abroad.  The varieties that were brought in includes Dendrobium Suzukii, Dendrobium Dixanthum, Dendrobium Moschatum, Arachnis Annamensis, Ascocentrum christensonianum. Still trying to identify one that seem to belong to Aerides family but have erected racemose instead of hanging. Hybridization have been done between Dendrobium Suzukii and […]

Vanda Marlie Dolera

Vanda Marlie Dolera

(Vanda Petamboeran x Vanda sanderiana) This hybrid originates from the Malayan O.Ny. and was registered by S.Y.Alsagoff on the 1st January 1976. This hybrid is currently available for sales.

Vanda Miss Joaquim

Vanda Miss Joaquim

(Vanda hookeriana x Vanda teres) This hybrid originates from Agnes Joaquim and registered by Ridley on the 1st December, 1893. This is the national flower of Singapore. To date, there are a few variations to this Vanda. There’s a Vanda Ms Joaquim Josephine and Vanda Ms Joaquim Douglas that were not registered but yet recognized […]