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Tasmanian Orchids

Snug Tiers orchid spotting

The Snug Tiers are south of Hobart and last week I was lucky enough to spend a day out orchid hunting with local orchid expert Geoff to see some seasonal highlights of the orchid variety. Snug Greenhood – Pterostylis atriola   Summer Greenhood – Pterostylis decurva       Horseshoe Leek Orchid – Prasophyllum incurvum ...Read More
Flying Duck Orchid at Peter Murrell Reserve in Kingston

Flying Duck Orchid – Caleana major

The Flying Duck Orchid is one I haven’t found before (although admittedly I haven’t spent lots of time searching!) but last week I made the time to go out and find some at the Peter Murrell Reserve in Kingston. There is clearly no doubt as to how this particular species gets its name, it looks...Read More

Tiger Orchid – Diuris sulphurea

The Tiger Orchid is putting on a great display right now. I have visited Waverley Flora Park a few times over the past couple of weeks and there are quite a lot. Funnily enough I’m not really finding any other orchids, I might try some other locations in the weeks ahead…        ...Read More