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About Orchid Miniatures

Miniature Orchids Miniature orchids are for those who have very limited space to grow a plant in. They are less than in height, excluding inflorescence or the cluster of blooms on a branch. These orchidplants can reach maturity in a small pot, about 3 inches in diameter.

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Some of the favorite miniatures to grow are the following:

  • Epidendrum longipetalum. The plant blooms gorgeous creamy green flowers sequentially for months. The delicately dangling petals look like dainty ballerinas.
  • Epidendrum porpax. This is quick growing and blooms immediately into amazing-looking flowers.
  • Gongora horichiana. This is less than half the size of most orchids. They grow in small pots and produce grapes of tan flowers.
  • Oncidium cheirophorum. This plant is always a favorite among avid orchidists. It blooms into branches of multiple clear yellow flowers and gives a sunny accent anywhere it is.
  • Pleurothallis caligularis. This small plant produces pretty half-inch-sized red flowers with a white lip.

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

Our favorite miniature Orchids:

Tolumnia Popoki 'Mitzi' AM / AOS

Dendrobium lawesii

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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