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Orchid, Phalaenopsis | Phalaenopsis
 
Orchid, Phalaenopsis
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Phalaenopsis orchids (also called moth orchids) are among the most stylish and sophisticated plants you can grow in your home or office. They make fantastic houseplants -- even for beginners -- and their blooms can last for months, making phalaenopsis orchids an excellent gift. Most have attractive butterfly-shaped (or moth-shaped) flowers, in a wide range of colors, from pinks and purples to apricot, orange, and salmon, to lemon yellow to pure white. The blooms appear on elegant spikes above the flat leaves that appear in a fan shape.

Because they're so adaptable, you can grow phalaenopsis orchids in just about any bright spot, including on your desk at work or school, and in your home. They look beautiful displayed in a window sill  or in a hanging planter. Complement your phalaenopsis orchid with a colorful pot; this will help give the plant an extra boost of color after the flowers fade. 

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Note: Moth orchids typically bloom once a year. After the flowers fade and drop off the plant, you can cut off the flowering stem at its base. Your moth orchid should rebloom again next year --- often in late winter or very early spring. 

Get tips to make your orchid last longer!

 
 
Resiliant
Resiliency
Tolerant
 
Lighting
Light Exposure
Low to bright (but indirect) light
 
Temperature
Temperature
60°F to 85°F (16°C to 29°C)
 
Water
Watering
Let the moss or bark dry out between watering again; do not let the orchid stand in water
 
Average Size
Average Size
Varies
 
Fertilized
Fertilizer
Use an orchid fertilizer with a higher nitrogen content (such as 30-10-10)
 
O2forYou
O2 for You
Produces oxygen and removes harmful indoor air pollutants.
 
Why buy
Why Buy?
Orchids are very easy to grow and care for and often bloom for over 3 months.
 
 
 
 
 
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