• plant
  • You also might have wondered whether you should remove the flowers as they fade, and if this helps the plant keep blooming or stay healthy. (sfgate.com)
  • In some cases, deadheading helps keep the plant looking attractive while blooming continues. (sfgate.com)
  • have impressive flowers, often used for corsages, which open singly on bare stems, with a single plant often having several blossoms. (sfgate.com)
  • You can remove these spent flowers by cutting them away from the plant at the stem, using sharp shears or a knife, and continue enjoying the new flowers as they open. (sfgate.com)
  • For these orchids, removing the early-appearing, faded flowers helps prevent it from interfering with the new, expanding flower at the stalk's tip, while also keeping the plant looking neat. (sfgate.com)
  • It has become a popular cultivated decorative house plant, because it produces colourful blooms in winter and spring, at a time when little else is in flower. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Flora of China v 25 p 381, 石斛 shi hu, Dendrobium nobile Lindley, Gen. Sp. (wikipedia.org)
  • Everyone likes a normal meal, so does the orchid plant, nourish it every couple of weeks. (infobarrel.com)
  • Ten years have passed and that one orchid plant had grown multiple spikes, been split into separate plants, repotted several times, with some colorful exotics joining the club. (hubpages.com)
  • Never expose an orchid to bright mid-day sun as this will burn and scorch the plant. (hubpages.com)
  • When cutting back stems (or 'spikes'), be sure to use a sterilized shear and plant fungicide on the cut to prevent infection. (1800flowers.com)
  • If a rebloom doesn't happen within 45 days, if the stem turns brown, or if the orchid's leaves are thin, weak, or small (3" to 4"), cut it close to the base of the plant. (1800flowers.com)
  • blooming of Zygopetalum can be helped by shortening the length of daylight hours the plant receives by 2 hours for 3 or 4 weeks. (1800flowers.com)
  • It is a clone of a plant that was created in Indonesia by orchid breeder C. L. Bundt, who in 1964 registered the grex name Dendrobium Clara Bundt for all orchids of the same ancestry, naming it after his daughter. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kimjongilia Soediono, Noes, Arditti, Joseph and Soediono, Rubismo, "Kimilsungia: How an Indonesian Orchid Became a Revered Symbol in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea After Its Name was Changed" (PDF), Plant Science Bulletin, 75 (3): 103-113 CS1 maint: Uses authors parameter (link) Korea Today Monthly Journal (issue 627, September 2008), cover inset Jill Reilly (18 April 2012). (wikipedia.org)
  • Plant in Full Bloom. (wikipedia.org)
  • The plant produces a series of adjacent shoots which grow to a certain size, bloom and then stop growing and are replaced. (wikipedia.org)
  • If your plant has leaves longer than 3/4" [2 cm] then your orchid is D hancockii. (orchidspecies.com)
  • Due to the native conditions orchids grow in, however, you may need to take a few extra measures to ensure that your plant not only survives, but thrives. (wikihow.com)
  • While the moth orchid is a good indoor plant, and a good one for first-timers, the best plant for over-waterers would be a slipper orchid. (wikihow.com)
  • The organic compounds in orchid bark break down as it ages and over time it loses its capacity to hold moisture and nutrients to the plant roots. (gardenguides.com)
  • Water the orchid well before attempting to transplant it by running the plant in its pot under tepid water from a gently flowing faucet. (gardenguides.com)
  • Slide the orchid plant out of its pot while tilting it on it side. (gardenguides.com)
  • Ensure that the crown of the stem sits one inch below the lip of the pot and add medium under the roots if needed to lift the plant to this level. (gardenguides.com)
  • exotic
  • Like a mini-conservatory, this simple whiteware square is lushly filled with greens and exotic flowers: two multi-blossomed Dendrobium orchid stems float airily above an ivy and moss ground to bring the beauty of the outdoors inside. (1800flowers.com)
  • Orchids are beautiful tropical flowers that add an exotic flair to any indoor space. (wikihow.com)
  • flowers
  • Dendrobium Orchids are the floral emblem of Queensland, Australia and one of the national flowers of North Korea. (fiftyflowers.com)
  • Whether or not deadheading is useful depends on how an orchid produces its flowers. (sfgate.com)
  • Flowers open gradually, sometimes over several months, with those on the base of the stem fading while new buds are still forming on the spike's end. (sfgate.com)
  • The stem is erect and during the flowering period start from mid-January till late may it forms blooms on its sides with one to two 3.75 cm wide flowers. (wikipedia.org)
  • How do I get it to bloom again after the flowers are spent? (hubpages.com)
  • One year, the dendrobium made a spectacular display of more than 50-some flowers arching gracefully next to the window. (hubpages.com)
  • Watering
  • of orchid fertilizer to 1 gallon of water for the weekly watering. (hubpages.com)
  • Let the water drain through for several minutes and place the orchid back in its usual growing location where it receives bright indirect light and resume your regular watering and fertilizing schedule. (gardenguides.com)
  • white
  • Its blooms are variegated in colour, shading from white through pink and purple, and the many different cultivated varieties produce different sized and coloured blooms. (wikipedia.org)
  • roots
  • A fine mix is best for smaller types of orchids and ones that have small roots and need to stay on the damp side, like slipper orchids, most oncidiums, miltonias. (wikihow.com)
  • indoor
  • They are great for indoor decorations and their blooms last for about 8 -10 weeks. (dengarden.com)
  • Your indoor orchid must receive plenty of indirect light, and the air around it must be kept sufficiently warm and humid at all times. (wikihow.com)
  • family
  • According to cladistic analyses based on morphological character states or on nucleotide sequences, the orchid family is a monophyletic group. (wikipedia.org)