• 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Everyone likes a normal meal, so does the orchid plant, nourish it every couple of weeks. (infobarrel.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)
  • NOTE: 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • sturdy
  • The stem was so weighted down that a sturdy pole had to be inserted in the center of the planter to hold up this bridal veil. (hubpages.com)
  • Bird of Parad
  • Have you seen Bird of Paradise blooms outside your window, or plucked a Plumeria blossom from a tree for tucking beside your ear? (hubpages.com)
  • In addition to palms, cycads, and orchids, visitors will find banana (Musa), Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia), Anthurium and ginger (Zingiberaceae) in this house. (wikipedia.org)
  • grown
  • Have you ever grown an orchid? (hubpages.com)
  • Whether tropical blooms grown in Hawaii are right outside your front door or a dream from a faraway place, it might be just the flower you wish to send or to choose for your wedding. (hubpages.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)
  • And just because its blooms are so very white and its stems so graceful, a nameless white Phalenopsis . (blogspot.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)