Category Orchids

Encyclia Orchids

Encyclia Orchids are a little known group of spring to summer flowering orchids, but popular with collectors. E. cochleata and E. radiata are perhaps two of the most widely grown of the species. Also worth looking for is Encyclia tampensis…

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Masdevallia Orchids

With over 300 species and numerous cultivars Masdevallia Orchids are a large genus of ‘cool climate’ orchids. An excellent orchid for beginners due to the easy care nature. You can grow them indoors and outside, although they will need to…

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Mericlone Orchids

The question is often asked, What is a Mericlone Orchid ? Simply put, a mericlone Orchids are vegetative clones of hybrid orchids. Technically they should be the same as the parent plant. However as they are grown from meriistematic tissue,…

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Oncidium Orchids

Oncidium Orchid

Oncidium Orchids ( Onc )A epiphytic species, Oncidium Orchids have long lasting flowers and are a large group of orchids often refried to as the Oncidium alliance. They all belong to the Oncidinae group. Sometimes referred to as the ‘Dancing…

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Paphiopedilum Orchids

A popular cooler climate Paphiopedilum Orchids ( paphs ) are native to China, India and South East Asia. A collectors favourite and often referred to as ‘slipper orchids’. Fairly easy to grow and popular with hybridisers popular species include P.…

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