Disa Orchids

Disa Orchids

Disa orchids are very beautiful and dainty orchids which usually have flowers grown in red color. They require a crucial amount of care which is quite different than that of any other orchid. Special attention needs to be given to these when growing. Its growing conditions are difficult to deal with and it is easier to kill it if you do not provide it with the right conditions. Save

Miltonia Orchids

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This orchid does not have many species falling under its umbrella, only 8 of them and 9 natural hybrids. Their scent is astonishing and resemble to that of roses. Miltonia orchid is yet another type of orchid that is grown widely in the world because of the ease of its blooming cycle and growing conditions requirements. This orchid is often referred to as a favorite of the orchid enthusiasts, the reason being they are beautiful and smell great!

Zygopetalum Orchids

Zygopetalum Orchids

  Zygopetalum orchids are widely used as cut flowers. Many at times they are cultivated and bred in vast amounts to be used for this purpose. Their strength is that their multiple blooming could last up to good 8 weeks. All you have to do is to continue their feeding of fertilizers regularly and they will turn out to be promising flowers when the time comes.

Odontoglossom Orchids

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  These are definite fragrant orchid flowers that are beautiful to look at and amazingly easy to grow. They come in a wide array of colors and not to forget the marvelous color blends they offer in their flowers. They are not disappointing once grown. The smell of an orchid is one of the reasons why it is preferred over the other orchids. Same is the case with odontoglossum orchid.

Maxillaria Orchids

Maxillaria Orchids

  Maxillaria orchids are not known to many people, not even to most orchid enthusiasts. They do exist and are still a part of the orchid family though. They are not popular for growing too as they produce very small flowers and as low as a single flower on one spike. However, that single flower is enough for producing fragrance in a good perimeter. With diverse species, the growing requirements vary from specie to specie. This makes the growing of

Vanda Orchids

Vanda Orchids

Vanda orchids are typically found in tropical regions. Their species is considered endangered because their natural habitats have been destroyed to a great extent. The Vanda Orchid produces an amazing array of exquisite flowers that come in many colours.  Some have patterns on the petals and some can be found in solid colours.  The flowers themselves can grow up to six inches in diameter and are produced on spikes of 6-8 flowers each. Caring for Vanda Orchids There are three

Spider Orchid Care – A guide to Keeping it Alive

Brassia Orchids

The Brassia Orchid, or Spider Orchid, are another great Genus of the Orchid family. They produce medium sized spectacular flowers that resemble spiders. In the wild, this attracts spider killing wasps to attack them, a method of spreading pollen from one plant to another. The plant itself takes up a large amount of space with its sprawling spikes and flowers. A single plant will typically have up to 20 blooms at a time in a wide variety of colors. With

Our Dendrobium Orchid Care Guide

Our Dendrobium Orchid Care Guide

Dendrobium orchids are one of the most common types of orchids available to the average buyer. They are best grown indoors in a bright location with no direct sunlight. They grow especially well indoors because their natural habitat is essentially the same as humans are accustomed to. This genus of Orchids contains over 2300 species that grow throughout Asia and Australia. The name Dendrobium is Greek and translates to”one who lives on trees”, because they live latched onto trees in

Cattleya Orchids

Cattleya Orchids

  Perfect for corsage purposes, these flowers are very popular cut flowers. They can live longer than any other flower that has been separated from the mother flower. Easy to grow and available in vast variety of colors, cattleya orchids are very famous for gift-giving and décor. Another reason of their popularity is that when they bloom, they can grow up to enormous size (a size of a sunflower perhaps) which is not common for any other orchid in their

Epidendrum Orchids

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These Orchids produce a large cluster of orange, yellow, lavender, red, or fuchsia flowers,  which are typically a solid color but can also be found with spots or streaks.  They produce those flowers on long, reed-like stems. Epidendrum Orchids are one of the first genera of Orchids established.  There are well over 1,000 species that fall under this Orchid type.  Some grow best at sea level, while others thrive at higher elevations.  That being said, I will only cover the

Laelia Orchids

Laelia Orchids

These Orchids produce 2-3 very large flowers per flowering.  These flowers can grow over 8 inches and are available in a large assortment of colors.  Blooms typically last for months after they first appear in autumn or winter.  This type of Orchid was used as a cultivator to produce some of the most beautiful Orchid species available today. Laelia Orchids need to be grown in a well-draining potting mixture in order to survive.  These Orchids naturally grow mounted to the