Orchids for a Picture Perfect Landscape
If you’re on the lookout for the perfect addition to your landscape, then you’re on the right track. An orchid is popular because of its beauty and adaptability. There are orchids for every type of environment and a landscaper can help you choose the right one for your garden. Below are 4 of the most common types of orchids that are very popular.
The Enchanted Orchid
This type of orchid is native to Madagascar, which makes it an ideal choice for addle-witted places. As the name implies, these plants have a variety of spellbinding colors, such as yellow, white, or lavender. They are durable plants and easy to grow. The only requirement is bright light and consistent water.
The Vanilla Orchid
This type of orchid is rarer than the enchanted orchid, but it’s considered more desirable. This type of orchid is very similar to the enchanted orchid. It’s more challenging to grow, but it makes a bold statement when it blooms. This plant comes in white, pink, yellow, or dark purple, but its most popular color is white. The vanilla orchid is usually used for weddings or other special occasions.
The Cattleya Orchid
This is one of the most commonly used orchids, as it’s easily adaptable to different gardening conditions. It’s a cross between the Vanilla Orchid and the Enchanted Orchid. The Vanilla Orchid and Enchanted Orchid are native to the island of Java, while this one is native to Java. This plant is a great choice for a beginner as it has a couple of requirements.
The leaves of Cymbidium orchids are long and thin. There’s usually more than one branch on the plant. A plant can grow more branches as it gets older. The flowers on these lengthy branches can grow to be at least six in number and up to 10 cm in diameter. The color spectrum of Cymbidium includes white, yellow, green, pink, red, and brown.
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