Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Phalaenopsis noid, Moth Orchid

Common Name: Moth Orchid

Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Phalaenopsis

Cultivar or Variety: noid

Characteristics of Plant
Do not tolerate high levels of light, any direct sunlight will burn or scorch the plant.
The phalaenopsis orchid normally flower once each year, flowers will last for several months with proper care.
Phalaenopsis orchid is not a heavy feeder,is recommended to provide orchid fertilizer at half strength.
Water regularly, and allow the medium to become almost dry before watering again.
Likes humidity.
Temperatures between 59 & 86.

Characteristics: Suitable as houseplant.

Germination Tips: Seeds are too small to see.

Life Cycle
Perennial

Sun Exposure
Shade

Plant Height
1- 2 feet

Plant Form
Upright

Blooms
Yes

Bloom Form
Above Foliage

Flower Color
White
Pale Yellow
Orange
Rose
Lt. Pink
Dark Pink
Red
Lt. Purple
Spotted
Mottled

Fragrance
None

Reproduces By
Bulb
Rhizomes
Tubers

Companion Plants
Other: Attractive to Humans.

Additional Uses
Planters

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