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The many heavy wintry showers today had me retreating into the subtropical house at the Bristol University botanic Garden to dry off, and these orchids had me oohing and aahing and whipping out my camera. And the smell was lovely
I'm in love with the moth orchid. Not obsessed, no butterflies in the stomach, you understand. It's just that orchids are... perfect.What greater example of natural purity could you ask for? And unlike slipper orchids that lack generosity by only
I'm not sure I like moth orchids. They're pretty to look at when in flower, but a bit of a pain to care for if you want them to bloom again. And I think it's a bit sad that these beautiful plants, which should be growing in the canopy of an exotic
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Hi all, I have an orchid that looks really well in that it's upright, leaves are rich green and petals not drooping but dark spots/marks have appeared on quite a few petals.....any ideas what is causing this?
My orchid has 3 stems and many flowers, although it looks in good shape, it has very sticky leaves. Does anyone know the reason for this ??? It sounds like you have an insect infestation of some sort. Have a good look at the underside of the leaves
I was given an orchid (it wasnt in flower). I don't know if the 3 little buds are roots or new stems starting. Any advice happily received. (sorry about the rubbish pictures) Was there ever a plant that was more bought and less understood
Surely these are not all true orchids eg Vanda (lilly) and I think DIsa .this is very misleading!
I do not know whether you have received my question about orchids. This was, what are the white string-like threads at soil level. Can they be cut off without affecting the plantTamarindos
Hi, I have tiny pin head type mushrooms appearing in my orchid compost. Are they a problem to myslef or the orchid? Should I remove them? If so what is the best way to do this please? These are orchids which have been resting for a while