Category Archives: What’s Blooming

Orchid of the week! Catasetum incurvum

    One of the strangest of all orchids is turning heads at the Hawaii Tropical Botanic Garden this week. These bizarrely beautiful, and deliciously fragrant, green blossoms emerged from the robust pseudobulbs this species produces in the perfect light … Continue reading

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Garden Collections Updates – Phenakospermum guyannense and Pelagodoxa henryana

Back in 1990, Garden Founder Dan Lutkenhouse planted three specimens of Phenakospermum guyannense, the South American Travelers Tree, here in Onomea Valley. Also called “The Big Palulu” or  “Patuju Gigante”, the plant is a monotypic genus native to Northern South … Continue reading

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