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Learn how to plant out marsh orchids, with Carol Klein's video demonstration from the Jungle garden at Berryfields.springMore advice on growing exotic plantsCaring for cannas video project.Growing exotic plants from seed.Planting eucomis bulbs
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Orchids are now an affordable luxury; their sensational and long-lasting blooms bringing a touch of elegance to any home or greenhouse. With the wide range of young orchid plants now on offer at local garden centres and florists, you can choose
Plants that grow in the manner described above are described as epiphytic. They include some orchids and many bomeliads.
In the structure of an orchid, it's the forward-jutting extension of the base of the column.
The lip-like lower petal of an orchid flower, which is distinct from the others both in form and patterning. Serves as a platform for pollinating insects.
A plant bearing only one cotyledon or seed leaf. Includes all grasses, lilies, bromeliads, orchids, palms, etc. See Cotyledon.
A bulb-like swelling that occurs at the base of epiphytic plants, such as orchids, where nutrients and water are stored. It's not a true bulb.
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