One of the most beautiful and bizarre flowers in home gardening are considered orchids. They look great in any home, they are pleasant to give and receive as a gift, and the variety of shapes and colors of these indoor plants allows you to satisfy the most sophisticated tastes. Florists appreciate orchids for their unpretentiousness in care and long bright flowering. But it also happens that we can’t wait for flowering from our beloved orchid. What to do? Is it possible to somehow stimulate the flowering of these beautiful plants in indoor conditions?
It is easy to assume that a prolonged absence of flowers, when it does not apply to the rest period, indicates problems in caring for orchids. Continue reading
Today, one can hardly surprise anyone with a blooming orchid – many flower growers have learned to successfully grow this tropical miracle, and stores regularly delight customers with new varieties and species of this plant. And now not only phalaenopsis – the most popular and perhaps the only once orchids, but also dendrobiums, cymbidiums, paphiopedilum and many other varieties adorn our homes, apartments and offices.
The orchid must provide the right conditions and care
What conditions need to create an orchid in the house? Continue reading
Fans of pastry art can easily recognize the smell of Catasetum (Catasetum) – rare orchids whose flowers smell like freshly baked rye bread and malt muffin. These are sympodial orchids with oval pseudobulbs very densely pressed to each other, resembling cigars with a pointed end to many (they can grow up to 20 cm in length).
Even young pseudobulbs are leafy even at rest, from the second year lanceolate leathery leaves with longitudinal veins fall off. This deciduous orchid produces simultaneously large male, up to 12 cm in diameter, and small female flowers. Continue reading