Terrestrial ? Epiphyte ? Long roots ? Short leaves ?
You are looking for particular species or varieties. A plant that has a relative humidity of 40% to 60% or requires 70% to 100% humidity. You want to aim your choice depending on the season. Or, do you want to have flowering plants all at once. You may be want plants whose flowering takes place at different times in order to always have some in full bloom. Or some varieties that bloom several times a year.
Your choice depends on the type of plants, growing conditions or flowering periods. Or even of a plant classified as a plant of average or hot temperature. For all these orchids, nighttime temperatures are the most important, especially in winter when the light is weak and the chlorophyllian function is slowed down. The most important, there must be a temperature drop of 5° C to 8 ° C (41°F to 47°F) at night as happens in nature. Constant heat by growing them no rest, the binding to tap into their food reserve which will weaken them. The desires and needs of each are very variable. In other words, the range of species and varieties of orchids even more. That’s why we recommend that you contact us to refine your order. And so, get the plants you need.
A sublime plant, with its long narrow fan leaves, overhanging the cascade of its aerial roots while the stalks loaded with flowers wide open emerge between the leaves from blue to pink through purple but also yellows, oranges and even white.
Its appeal comes from its innumerable bright flowers in shades of red, yellow and orange. This compact inflorescence is erected and forms a cone of small dense flowers. Resembling the Vanda, its culture in hanging baskets is similar to these.
Belonging to one of the most important kinds of orchids with more than 1000 spicies. The Dendrobium offers a very large choice of shapes and colors. In nature they are found in forests at high and low altitude and therefore support fairly low temperatures (mini 10 ° C – 50°F).
Being a widely distributed species, it is adaptable to a broad range of growing conditions. Also known as the “coconut orchid”, this Maxillaria will perfume the home or greenhouse with its coconut- scented flowers and delight family and visitors.
Mokara orchids come from Singapour (1969). It is a hybrid of Arachnis orchid (spider), Ascocentrum and Vanda. As an epiphyte it usually grows on the bark of trees. Easy to grow if you respect its needs for humidity, light and if you pay attention to the temperature.
The Renanthera produce masses of bright red flowers. These flowers are also distinguished by the thinness of the upper sepal and petals as well as the width of the lower lateral sepals whose base remains however narrow. In the wild, some can reach up to 9 m high.
Cattleya are particularly popular because they are easy to grow and produce an abundance of wonderful flowers with extraordinary shapes and colors that last up to six weeks on the plant. In the wild Cattleya grow on rocks and trees.
One of the most famous orchids, rustic and accessible because of its culture and its maintenance. 10 ° C to 24 ° C for temperature, Cymbidium orchid can be grown and bloom outdoors at least part of the year in most of the globe and be satisfied with the light if it is not direct light.