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Sunday, November 7 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

“Lightening in a Bottle” Jewel Orchid Terrarium Workshop

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"Lightening in a Bottle" Terrarium
Arguably the most coveted of all the jewel orchids, Macodes sanderiana is a stunning foliage plant. The leaves have crystalline and sparkly veins that look like gold flecks of lightening bolts have been threaded into them.  These amazing Jewel Orchids first described by John Lindley in 1840 are native to Java, Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo, Philippines and the southern islands of Ryukyu. They can be found growing in swampy forests, lowland forests and on mossy rocks, in forests where the dry season is not very long and the humidity is high. Join us in this new workshop to learn how to create a specialist Terrariums to replicate their natural environment. A closed glass containers will allow both heat and light to enter a terrarium generating conditions that create condensation and photosynthesis both vital aspects of plant growth. All materials are provided in this Workshop including Glass Jar, Jewel Orchids x 2, Pebble, Companion Plants (Fittonia or Ferm dependant on availability), Moss and Gravel including plants will be provided to create your own amazing world .
$ 150.00
22 available

Details

Date:
Sunday, November 7
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost:
$150

Organiser

MJC Botanical

Venue

Mappins Nursery
240 Montague Road
West End, Queensland 4101 Australia

Arguably the most coveted of all the jewel orchids, Macodes sanderiana is a stunning foliage plant. The leaves have crystalline and sparkly veins that look like gold flecks of lightening bolts have been threaded into them. These stunning foliage plants have amazing leaves with iridescent vines and tiny flowers are completely different to any other orchid..They are native to Java, Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo, Philippines and the southern islands of Ryukyu. They can be found growing in swampy forests, lowland forests and on mossy rocks, in forests where the dry season is not very long and the humidity is high. 

Join us in this new workshop to learn how to create a specialist Terrariums to replicate their natural environment. A closed glass containers will allow both heat and light to enter a terrarium generating conditions that create condensation and photosynthesis both vital aspects of plant growth. 

All materials are provided in this Workshop including Glass Jar, Jewel Orchids x 2, Pebble, Companion Plants (Fittonia or Ferm dependant on availability), Moss and Gravel including plants will be provided to create your own amazing world .

Light refreshments and beverages will also be provided.

 

Please note all cancellations are non refundable within 48 hours of workshop start times.

Disclaimer

Please note that pictures are indicative of the finished product only. Plant material is seasonal and subject to availability from suppliers. Where a plant product is unavailable it will be substituted with an appropriate alternative to the same value.