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Dendrobium NobileWelcome to Buy Orchid Plants! This Website is your online source for information on Orchids. We want to help you easily find the Orchid/s that will be best for your needs.

There are currently over 30,000 species of Orchids, and over 100,000 hybrid Orchids. There are Orchids that come in white, yellow, green, purple, pink, spotted, striped, blue, red, and orange. There is no black Orchid.

Read about the most popular Orchids to grow at home here.

Orchids grow naturally in all countries. Some Orchids grow in trees on branches, while other Orchids grow in other types of environments. A well grown Orchid will mature over time and get more and more beautiful as well as floriferous. Enjoy our Orchid videos.

Also see: The Best Websites to Buy Orchids as Gifts

Read new articles below in our Orchids section:

Our favorite Orchids, chosen as they have exceptional colors, are long lasting, rare, and / or fragrant:

Miltassia Charles M Fitch
Odontocidium Catatante
Odcdm. Everglades Elegance
Cymbidium Black Silk
Cattleya Wendy's Valentine 'June' AM / AOS
Dtps Sogo Manager 'Newberry Sunshine'
Encyclia cordigera
Paphiopedilum Pinocchio
Phalaenopsis Mistral's Sunrise Flame 'Mendenhall'
Oncidium Sharry Baby 'Sweet Fragrance'
Brassia caudata alba 'JEM' AM / AOS
Blc Memoria Tara Butler
Eplc Butterfly Kisses 'Mendenhall' AM / AD / AOS
Jumellea comorensis

Orchid Buying TipsOne great way to get started with orchids, or just learn more than you currently do about Orchids, is to read our Top 10 Best Tips to Help Buying Orchids.

If you don't want to garden on a table or by a window at home, you can get started with Orchids selecting a home greenhouse. A greenhouse can let you control light, humidity, temperature, and air movement. Some greenhouses are under $100, some are under $1000, or some people build their own. Read more here about greenhouses.

There are many popular kinds of Orchid favorites to start with. The most popular Orchids with long lasting flowers are Phalaenopsis Orchids, Dendrobium Orchids, and Paphiopedilum Orchids.

Novelty Phalaenopsis OrchidMost Popular Orchids

The most popular Orchids are Dendrobium Orchids and Phalaenopsis Orchids. Dendrobiums enjoy living in a location with bright light while Phalaenopsis Orchids prefer low light. Both of these kinds of Orchids are the easiest to grow.

Orchids To Grow

Orchids that like bright light: Cattleya, Cymbidium, Dendrobium, Epidendrum, Oncidium, Vanda.

Orchids that like medium light: Miltonia, Zygopetalum.

Orchids that prefer low light / shade: Masdevallia, Miniatures, Paphiopedilum, Phalaenopsis.

Orchid Care

Orchids can be easy to grow if correct conditions are kept. There are many terrific Orchid books that can be purchased. Orchids can be difficult to care for if the right kind of Orchid is not selected for the environment. There are Orchids that like bright light, medium light, and shade. Some Orchids like to dry out in between waterings while others prefer to stay moist between waterings. Most Orchids like 60-80% humidity. This can be attained with a humidity tray. Fertilizers that are used for Orchids are specially designed. Pots for Orchids can be ceramic or plastic. Potting Mixes are usually bark while there are some other materials used at times. Orchid Supplies include items from clippers to watering cans, and more. Greenhouses are not necessary for Orchid care but can be used indoors our outdoors.

Buy Orchid Plants Recommends These Orchids and Books:

Paphiopedilum purpuratum
Phalaenopsis Mistral's Sunrise Flame 'Mendenhall'
Lc. Mary Elizabeth Bohn 'Royal Flare' AM/AOS, will produce lovely blue flowers
Understanding Orchids: An Uncomplicated Guide to Growing the World's Most Exotic Plants
Cymbidium Mighty Remus 'Vintage' HCC/AOS orchid blooming size in 3.5 inch pot

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