How to grow phalaenopsis moth orchids

Our stunning multifloral
moth orchid had more than  70 blooms on two spikes!


Phalaenopsis Orchids: Grow and flower moth orchids.
Phalaenopsis, or moth orchids, named for their resemblance
  to tropical moths (phaluna is greek for moth)  is a genus of about sixty species in the orchid family. Phalaenopsis(phals) orchids are probably the most popular pot plant orchid in the world today. Most phalaenopsis are from south-east Asia where they thrive in tropical humid conditions. There are hundred  of phalaenopsis hybrids   including intergeneric hybrids such as Doritaenopsis and  Asconopsis.


Phalaenopsis (moth) orchids are among the easiest and most elegant of orchids you can grow.

Yes, you can grow and reflower your moth orchids! Once you learn the basics of phalaenopsis orchid care here, you'll be able to grow and flower your phalaenopsis orchids regularly year after year, producing more flowers each time!

Our website consists of original content and photographs based on our many years of experience growing phal orchids.

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Dtps. Little Gem 'Stars and Stripes'
One of our Phalaenopsis orchids
Moth orchids are of manageable size, grow well on a windowsill, and like the same sort of conditions we do. The flowers can stay fresh for three months, or more! They come in an increasing range of colors, including white, pink, purple, yellow and spots among others. Get started with the basics of Phalaenopsis Orchid Care!

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