Photo by Melody
Congratulations to all our photo contest participants! Check out the winning photos here. We will have the 2015 calendars available to order from Zazzle soon.

Beginner Flowers: Orchids

Communities > Forums > Beginner Flowers
bookmark
Forum: Beginner FlowersReplies: 2, Views: 32
Add to Bookmarks
-
AuthorContent
fnpflowers
delhi
India

April 13, 2012
4:31 AM

Post #9080575

one of the most beautiful and peculiar variety among the flowering plants, have always been considered difficult to grow. This is the most numerous in the plant kingdom. If you know about this flower you can reply this topic.

What to do to bring orchids?

Thumbnail by fnpflowers
Click the image for an enlarged view.

themoonhowl

themoonhowl
Prairieville, LA
(Zone 9a)

April 13, 2012
5:20 AM

Post #9080607

By "Bring Orchids" do you mean encouraging them to bloom?
WeeNel
Ayrshire Scotland
United Kingdom

April 15, 2012
2:40 PM

Post #9083689

I have to admit, I find these plants thrive on neglect, like only water every now and then, don't hang / sit . or plant out in brilliant sunshine, they grow naturally in dappled shade and most (not all ) latch onto tree trunks and take water from rain that falls into the tree where the branch grows from the trunk union, home grown plants can suffer from greenfly attacks and other plant eating insects so to help give a misting every few days and mist underside of leaves,
reduce watering end of growing season, (here UK around September/October) early next year, remove plant from pot and cut off any withered, dead or broken roots , Cut off any old flowering stems too and try find new growing medium specially for Orchids, I give mine a diluted liquid feed once per month in growing season, sit back and enjoy for they are indeed beautiful plants. Good luck. WeeNel.

You cannot post until you register and login.


Other Beginner Flowers Threads you might be interested in:

SubjectThread StarterRepliesLast Post
Welcome to the Beginner Flowers forum! dave 147 Feb 14, 2013 3:15 AM
snapdragon picture gessiegail 39 Jan 1, 2012 1:04 PM
show us beginners your blooms gessiegail 324 Jan 8, 2012 6:20 AM
Favorite annuals from your 2006 garden! Trish 81 Mar 7, 2007 2:02 PM
Heat Mats Ironsides 6 Nov 27, 2007 1:31 AM


We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2014 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America