A very bright orchid, which in the form of its flowers has preserved the features of wild orchids. It blooms approximately every 8 months with flowering for about 1.5 months. The plant forms pseudobulbs, which means that this orchid is easier to pour than to dry. Oncidium willingly blooms in room conditions only if a month-long dry period is observed, at the moment when a new sprout begins to form a pseudobulb. It blooms with delicate inflorescences collected from numerous yellow-brown flowers, the shape of which resembles dancing dolls. So it is often called by the people. In order to make your orchid comfortable, it is usually grown in flat pots with shallow bark. Continue reading
Most often, a classic sphagnum is chosen for florariums, creating a dense and very bright coating. But wet florarium is suitable for mosses of different species, which can be found in any pet shop and department for aquarium owners, and the choice is not limited either by the degree of “curliness” or by color (except for classic greens, you will even find mosses with “metallic” effects). But it will be possible to grow mosses in the florariums only if constant humidity and rather damp conditions are maintained in it. It is also advisable to use acidic soil, which must be poured over a common substrate. But mosses are perfectly combined with most other hygrophilous plants. Continue reading
Orchids never go out of style. Although these delightful tropicans retain the status of special and moody plants, today they are found in almost every interior. True, it makes sense to talk about their wide distribution only in the context of a single species – phalaenopsis. But the butterfly orchid, and other species with the unpretentious status, the assortment of indoor orchids is not limited. At exhibitions and in flower shops, albeit less often, there are surprisingly original beauties that strike with leaves and flowering.
Orchid Leptotes (Leptotes)
Big flaws and significant advantages of “not such” orchids
Whatever kind of orchid is discussed, the status of an unusual, original plant is almost inevitably associated with their moodiness. Continue reading