Facts About Green Squid Orchid

Green Squid Orchid

Earlier referred to as Encyclia Cochleata, the Green Squid orchid is an epiphytic orchid that is native to Central America and the Caribbean. However, it can also be occasionally terrestrial and seen growing on the ground. The flowers of this orchid are unusual not just in their resemblance to Green Squids but also because of […]

The World’s Most Expensive Orchid

Rothschildianum Orchid

Orchid lovers can be seen in all parts of the world growing different species of these flowering plants in their gardens and pots inside homes. Many orchid species are rare and found only in their natural habitat. There are also some species that have been labeled as endangered because of their over plucking and the […]

Facts about the Bee Orchid

Bee Orchid Facts

When you see this bee orchid plant it is hard to believe your eyes as this species of orchids produces flowers that resemble bees. What you see is a small fuzzy bee sitting on a flower having three lateral petals. There are two more sepals that are shaped just like the antennae of a bee. […]

Facts about the Monkey Orchid

Monkey Orchid Facts

There are many orchids that bear flowers looking like animals and birds. But the one that is really amazing is the one that looks like the face of a monkey. This orchid called Monkey orchid is aptly named because of its striking resemblance to the simian primates. It is really surprising but Mother Nature has […]

Facts about the White Egret Orchid

White Egret Orchid

The White Egret Orchid is perhaps the most delicate of all orchid plants. Its flower is so white and so beautiful that it reminds one of the white bird called egret. It is a heron with an all white plumage. It is a wild variety of orchid and even though it is native to Asia, […]

Facts about the Tiger Orchid

Tiger Orchid Facts

If one is talking about some of the weirdest flowers of the world, the name of tiger orchid certainly ranks at the top of the list. It is also the largest orchid flowers of the world. There are many orchids that look like animals and birds but tiger orchid takes the cake among them. These […]

How to Grow and Care for a Moth Orchid

healthy moth orchids

Moth orchids (Phalaenopsis sp.) look delicate, but are actually a very hardy plant that’s easy to grow in a container at home. A testament to their hardiness is the fact that this orchid is the most common variety, sold year around most anywhere fresh flowers are sold. Moth orchids, also referred to as Phals, are […]

Facts About The Hanging Naked Man Orchid

A single Orchid italica haning out on a rock

True or False: There is a type of orchid flowers that look like little hanging naked men. The answer to this question is – True. Yes, it might not be believable but there is a type of orchid where the petals take the shape of a man with arms and legs and even the reproductive […]