Gastrochilus japonicus miniature scented orchid

Gastrochilus Japonicus: The Miniature Scented Orchid

Gastrochilus Japonicus orchid houseplants make any room come alive with their extraordinary beauty. Each small, dense epiphytic growth produces an equally diminutive inflorescence that ultimately shows tiny compact flowers. The striking...
Epidendrum Parkinsonianum- Fragrant Orchid of the Night

Epidendrum Parkinsonianum: The Fragrant Orchid of the Night

The Epidendrum Parkinsonianum is one of the orchids known for its pendant inflorescence and fragrant flowers. The dramatic cascading growth of these orchids makes them highly desirable as house plants. Bearing...
Rare wild epiphytic orchid Aerangis punctata

Aerangis Punctata: Maintaining Madagascar’s Miniature Orchid

The rare Aerangis Punctata is a miniature orchid typically found in the forests of Madagascar, at elevations full of warmth and humidity from the surrounding trees. The flower of this tiny...
Dendrobium moniliforme

Dendrobium Moniliforme: Orchid of the Royals

Did you know that the royals in 17th century Japan used Dendrobium moniliforme to perfume their clothes? The fragrant orchid is called Shihu in China and Shikkoku in Japan. Commonly known as...
Japanese iris beautiful flower of wetlands and poolsides

Japanese Iris: The Beautiful Flower of Wetlands and Poolsides

The Japanese Iris (Iris ensata), native to the wetlands of East Asia, is a beautiful plant to spice up your garden or poolside. It produces flowers of different colors according to...
Bird’s Nest Anthurium

Anthurium Superbum: Caring for the Bird’s Nest Anthurium

Anthurium Superbum is the kind of plant you can imagine growing in prehistoric times, long before even dinosaurs existed. With its thick, dark green leaves that can grow several feet tall,...
hybrid of Aerides houlletian

Aerides Houlletiana: Orchids That Smell Like Citrus and Spices

Aerides houlletiana is an orchid that we get questioned about frequently. So many people are interested in growing this at home but don't know where to start. Go through this comprehensive...
Dendrobium Amethystoglossum-Amethyst-Colored Hanging Orchids

Dendrobium Amethystoglossum: The Amethyst-Colored Hanging Orchids

Dendrobium amethystoglossum — known aptly as the amethyst-colored Dendrobium — is native to the mossy limestone cliffs of the Philippines. This orchid is sought after because of its beautiful flowers that...
Dendrobium Trantuanii - small to miniature-sized orchid

Dendrobium Trantuanii: A Simple Approach To Caring For This Orchid

Dendrobium Trantuanii is an orchid that was only discovered recently, more specifically in 2003. Since then, it has taken the orchid world by storm because of its fragrant flowers and silvery...
Cattleya dowiana flowers. Decorative plants for greenhouse

Cattleya Dowiana: The Crowd-Pleasing Orchid in All the Nurseries

Cattleya Dowiana — affectionately termed Queen of Cattleyas — is a must-have orchid for all those people that are fascinated by this type of flower. If you think it will be...

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