moth orchid


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moth orchid

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Noun1.moth orchid - any of various orchids of the genus Phalaenopsis having often drooping glossy broad obovate or oval leaves usually dark green flushed purple or mottled grey and silvermoth orchid - any of various orchids of the genus Phalaenopsis having often drooping glossy broad obovate or oval leaves usually dark green flushed purple or mottled grey and silver
orchid, orchidaceous plant - any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
genus Phalaenopsis, Phalaenopsis - genus of ornamental epiphytic orchids of Asia and Australia
butterfly plant, Phalaenopsis amabilis - orchid having large elliptic to obovate fleshy leaves and fragrant pink-and-white flowers dotted with red
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The moth orchid is always a popular choice and comes in a huge range of colours - so you can match the flower to your friend's home decor for an extra personal touch.
Sander's Dendrobium or Dendrobium sanderae, found in the Regions of Central Luzon especially in tropical pine forests; and Moth Orchid or Phalaenopsis, one of the most popular orchids which are pleasing to the eye.
Rather than buying cut flowers, try giving a potted moth orchid.
The white moth orchid or phalaenopsis is exceptionally vigorous.
Some agricultural products not on the early-harvest list also enjoyed increased exports to China in the first five months; and among those with sharp annual export rise were custard apple or sugar apple (287%), pineapple (75%), phalaenopsis or moth orchid (98%), and fish for ornament or watch (90%).
Sheila explained: "If you think how much it costs to buy a supermarket bunch of flowers, they last only a week or two, but a moth orchid will last years and costs only a few pounds more.
The best orchid for a novice grower to try is the Phalaenopsis, otherwise known as a "phal" or moth orchid.
Phalaenopsis, which is popularly known as the moth orchid, are recommended for most beginners.
However, it should be pointed out that the culture and commentary given was for the phalaenopsis, or moth orchid, which was brought to me.
Orchids The moth orchid is always a popular choice and comes in a huge range of colours - so you can match the flower to your friend's home decor for an extra personal touch.
The next meeting is from 7pm on April 21, when cake decorator Sarah Garland will show how to make a moth orchid.