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Petal Fusion

Petal Fusion

We have found a peculiar anomaly within our nursery. Previously, we have reviewed ‘Splash Mutations’ that involves a rare splash-patterned pigmentation on the petal/sepals. In a nutshell, mutations are changes in plant/flower anatomy and characteristics, brought about by environmental and/or genetic factors. For this anomaly in particular, we have queried several growers whom have decades of experience;  and none of […]

Renantanda Hybrids

Renantanda Hybrids

Renantanda hybrids (Renanthera x Vanda) are generally red/orange in colour due to the dominant red of Renanthera lineage. Yellow coloured Renantanda are a rare occurrence. Renantanda usually produce large blooms and numeral sprays of flowers; side sprays are common too . Renantanda flowers generally last for more than a month from bud to bloom. This […]

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 […]

Climate & Orchids

Climate & Orchids

This year, the recession as well as heat wave (due to change in climate) have affected growers worldwide. In a way, the heat wave increased production rates in some countries like taiwan, while caused substantial damages to crops in the lower hemisphere. In the southern hemisphere, some nurseries had their plants burnt by the searing […]

Vanda John Clubb

Vanda John Clubb

(Vanda Cooperi x Vanda tessellata) This hybrid was registered by E.de Saram on the 1st January, 1948. This hybrid is very free flowering in full sunlight. Very suitable for landscaping purposes as low maintenance is required.