Posts Tagged Orchids

Stanhopea Orchids

A beautiful specimen of a Stanhopea orchid was in full bloom in a display garden at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show. These plants are grown in baskets because the flower stalk emerges through the bottom of the basket.

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Orchid Houseplants

Orchids are surprisingly easy houseplants. This one is Laeliocattleya Irene Finney. It wants high light but not direct sun. Light from a south facing window filtered by sheer curtains is perfect.

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An Orchid Bouquet

A merry Christmas bouquet of beautiful orchids. Many orchids are easy houseplants. Most are very tough though they have an undeserved reputation for being finicky.

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