Orchids are known for their beauty and elegance from a long time. Many people tend to grow orchids as the flower is extremely beautiful. Not only are they known for their elegance, but they are also worn on dresses for special events. However, like all precious things, the orchids need an extra bit of care too. It could be tricky to grow orchids as you can see them blooming beautifully at one time, but after a few days all you can see is a brown stem and a few leaves. The key to growing beautiful and various types of orchids lies in the way you water them. In addition, other factors like the temperature, soil and light matters too.
Let’s take a look at some of the most amazing types of Orchids you can grow at home easily.
This is the most common type of orchid you will find as it is sold almost everywhere. Though it is expensive compared to other common flowering plants, these flowers are a visual treat every day. It is best to trim the spike’s tip to induce another bloom as soon as it dies.
The Maudie types of orchids are beautiful even when they aren’t blooming.
Oncidium Sharry Baby “Sweet Fragrance”
These orchid type is not only easy on the eye but it also smells amazing, almost like white chocolate. If you love elegance along with a sweet fragrance, these orchid types are perfect for you.
These types of orchids are also known as Jewel Box ‘Scheherazade’. It is relatively easy to grow this orchid type and you get bright red blossoms with every bloom. In addition, it is stated that it is easy to achieve a second flowering too.
Brassocattleya Richard Mueller hybrids
These beauties bloom at least about three or four times every year. The best part of this orchid type is that they don’t need any extra special care.
These types of orchid flowers are really bright and pleasant. Interestingly, they bloom with at least 20 flowers on a single spike. This orchid flower, without a doubt, would be an excellent addition to your home.
Cycnodes Wine Delight ‘JEM’
These delicate beauties have a mild fragrance and require more attention than other orchids. As you can see, the petals of these types of orchids grow in a different manner and although it requires more light, this orchid deserves all the attention it gets.
Phaiocalanthe Kryptonite hybrids
If you grow these at home, the only rule you have to remember is that you shouldn’t overwater them. In fact, you shouldn’t overwater any types of orchids, but with these hybrids, you have to be extra careful.
If you’re planning to grow these splendid orchids at home, you have to remember that they need the right conditions to bloom well. First, you must remember never to overwater them as it is a common mistake that often occurs when growing flowers. When overwatered, the roots die and the plant dies too. It is best to check the soil before you water them. Make sure that you water them only when the soil is almost dry. In addition, orchids need adequate light and though you can grow them indoors, make sure you find an appropriate place to hang the pots. Without sufficient light, these types of orchids don’t last long. It is obvious that orchids need extra care and attention when compared to other flowering plants but if you love to see bright splashes of color every day, these orchids are totally worth it!